Commissioners Court gets earful on proposed two-cent tax increase

The Fayette County Commissioners Court meeting room was filled to capacity, with more citizens outside, for the first public hearing on Aug. 15 to hear comments on the proposed two-cent property tax increase. The Commissioners approved a rate at $0.4640 per $100 valuation. Last year’s tax rate was $0.4440. The public hearing portion of the Aug. 15 meeting lasted nearly an hour and a half. The…

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