Asbury Park Schools Call For 18 Percent Hike In Tax Levy

Tom Davis

ASBURY PARK – Asbury Park school officials called for an 18 percent in the tax levy under the district's proposed $59 million budget for the 2020-21 school year.

The Asbury Park Board of Education's budget hearing will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday.

In view of the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing practices, the meeting will be held as a remote/virtual meeting in accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act.

Members of the public who wish to attend the remote/virtual meeting/budget hearing may do so by dialing 1-312-757-3121, conference ID 800-684-437, at 7 p.m. on May 7, 2020.

Public comments, including but not limited to public comments related to the 2020-2021 budget hearing, will be accepted via email.

Members of the public who wish to participate in the public comment portion of the meeting/budget hearing should submit comments, as well as their first name, last name and address, via email to

Click here to get more information on the budget.

This article originally appeared on the Asbury Park Patch