Commissioners Court proposes two-cent property tax increase

The Fayette County Commissioners Court set a proposed tax rate of $0.464 per $100 valuation during a special meeting held on Wednesday, July 31. If approved, it would mean an increase of two cents over last year’s rate of $0.444. According to the Fayette County Appraisal District, the highest tax rate that could have been set (the rollback rate) was $0.4643. Voters are entitled to petition for…

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