Case for tax increase to be made at public meeting Thursday at 7 p.m. at Kingston Community Center
By Damon Lawrence
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 12:15 am (Updated: April 24, 1:03 am)
Roane County Board of Education members wrestled again with the prospect of a tax increase to balance the proposed 2013-14 school budget last week.
“We’re about $3 million short. Is that right?” Board member Sam Cox asked.
“Yes,” schools business manager Eric Harbin responded.
“What kind of tax-rate increase would that be?” Cox asked.
“Twenty-six cents,” Harbin responded.
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