Washington County panel approves increasing property tax, $68 million budget

Posted: November 8, 2017 at 1:10 a.m.

The Washington County Courthouse, Tuesday, February 14, 2017 in downtown Fayetteville.

Justices of the peace narrowly decided Tuesday to increase the county's property taxes to bring in $1.6 million in revenue next year.

Next meeting

The Washington County Quorum Court plans to make a final decision on the county’s budget and property tax rate during the next regular meeting at 6 p.m. Nov. 16 at the Quorum Courtroom at the courthouse in Fayetteville.

Source: Staff report

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