County approves 5-cent real estate tax increase

Pulaski County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 tonight to increase the county real estate tax rate by 5 cents per $100 of value, thus increasing the current 54-cent rate to 59 cents.

County Administrator Peter Huber recommended a 6-cent increase, but Draper District Supervisor Dean Pratt made a motion for a 5-cent increase instead. The motion was seconded by Massie District Supervisor Andy McCready. Ingles District Supervisor Ranny O’Dell and Robinson District Supervisor Charles Bopp cast the dissenting votes.

For more information on the tax rate discussion see the Tuesday, April 9, edition of The Southwest Times.



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