County tax rate hike passes by 3-2 vote

By a vote of 3-2, Fayette County’s property tax rate was set at $0.4640 per $100 valuation, a two-cent increase over last year. The Commissioners Court took the action at its meeting on Monday, Aug. 26. Voting in favor were County Judge Joe Weber, Precinct 4 Commissioner Tom Muras and Precinct 2 Commissioner Luke Sternadel. Opposing were Precinct 3 Commissioner Harvey Berckenhoff and Precinct 1…

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