Public Silent On Budget During Hearing

 

Last updated 6/10/2020 at 4:35pm



No one spoke Monday during the public hearing on the proposed 2020/2021 general fund budget for Transylvania County government.

The proposed budget includes no property tax increase, with the tax rate remaining at $.636 cents per $100 of valuation.

After a budget workshop last week, a majority of commissioners backed increasing the fire tax in each district a half cent to 6 cents, with another $1.2 million from the 10.5 tax increase approved to pay the $68 million bond to pay the rest of the fire department funding.

Commissioners moved to use the bond funds due to delays in the sch...



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