Citizens urge court to reconsider tax rate

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Bartley: ‘We have to work on a tight budget’

Concern over a proposed tax increase was the focus during the commissioners court’s public hearing Monday morning, and to clear any confusion, the court clarified there would be no tax increase for their constituents. “The rate has not changed,” Precinct 3 commissioner Wade Barley said. “It [tax payments] has gone up because the values have gone up.” Citizen Jerry Lamb voiced his concern over…

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