The Transylvania Times -

By Mark Todd
Staff Writer 

County Hears Tax Views


Last updated 2/15/2012 at 4:31pm

Transylvania County commissioners heard competing views Monday on raising taxes.

County commissioners recently said after a first look at the proposed 2012-2013 budget with county staff that they have no intention of raising taxes.

During the first look at the budget, County Manager Artie Wilson told commissioners the budget currently faces a $2.5 million shortfall. Wilson mentioned a 3 percent salary increase for county employees and requests for new staff appointments.

Wilson is proposing that several positions that have been vacated by county employees be filled because they are deemed...

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