Schools chief said he doubts 14-cent tax hike will pass
By Damon Lawrence
Sunday, July 7, 2013 at 1:59 pm
Roane County Commission is set to vote today – Monday – on the county’s no-tax-increase budget.
The meeting is scheduled to start at 7 p.m. at the courthouse in Kingston.
The county’s current property tax rate is $2.18 per $100 valuation. The Roane County Board of Education is requesting an increase of 14 cents to make up a $1.582 million shortfall. The commission’s budget committee is recommending that the tax rate remain at $2.18.
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