Community information regarding Limestone County tax issue

This page was created to help inform citizens on the Limestone County tax case. At issue are countywide taxes collected in Madison City, Limestone County that were not being distributed to Madison City Schools.
Parties in the lawsuit in early September 2017 reached an agreement on a settlement proposal. School boards for Madison City, Limestone County, Athens,  Huntsville and Madison County signed off. Here is a statement Schools Superintendent Robby Parker issued on the settlement proposal. The case has since been approved by the court and closed. 

Superintendent Parker and Madison City Board of Education President Ranae Bartlett held a news conference to discuss the agreement and what it means for Madison City Schools.
Click on the media outlets below to see their coverage:

Huntsville Times/al.comWZDX Fox 54WHNT-19:

This power point that was presented at the Dec. 14, 2017 Board of Education meeting gives an overview of the Limestone County Tax dispute and the money involved.  

There are three sections to this web page. It will be updated as needed.
The "Documents" section includes the settlement summary, and letter from Superintendent Parker.
The "FAQs" section has  answers to Frequently Asked Questions.
The "Links" section contain links to other online sites that pertain to this issue.