Board discusses teacher salary increase, tax rate Posted in: News The Elgin ISD school board met last Monday evening to hear a presentation from the Bastrop County Appraisal District and discuss the district’s upcoming tax rate and budget for the 2019-20 year. Salaries increased for EISD faculty, staff Superintendent Jodi Duron gave a legislative update pertaining to the controversial school financing bill, House Bill 3. Essentially, the bill called for an overhaul of public school financing. As a benefit of HB3, Elgin ISD will see additional funds for its staff. During a special meeting earlier in the month, the board approved a new salary schedule. The new starting salary for teachers across the ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!