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F.F. Wimberly on Sales Tax Proposal for Iberia Parish Schools

KLFY Channel 10 Lafayette



Genre: News

Place Covered: Southwest Region, Louisiana, Iberia Parish, Louisiana

Date Issued: 1966-04

Duration: 00:01:01

Subjects: Wimberly, F.F. | SCHOOLBOARDS | Iberia Parish School System


School Board Superintendent F.F. Wimberly on a proposed 1 percent sales tax increase for Iberia Parish Schools. He suggests the proceeds would fund: an additional $100,000 a year for maintenance and repairs of existing buildings; an additional $150,000 a year for bringing libraries up to standard, secretarial assistance, principals in larger schools, repair and replacement of equipment, and materials and supplies for teaching; and finally, an additional $200,000 to keep the salaries of personnel in line with surrounding parishes.