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Tax Levy Hearing Held in Jefferson County

By Gordon Hopkins

Monday evening, September 26, was the last opportunity members of the public had to give input before tax levies for both Jefferson County and Tri County Schools were set. A joint hearing was held at the 4-H building in the Jefferson County Fairgrounds.Sixteen members of the public were in attendance.Tri County SchoolsSuperintendent Dr. Tiffany Welte represented Tri County Schools. She indicated the proposed tax request for the school was $6,669,476. Tri County’s budget will exceed last year’s by 4.2 percent.Dr. Welte said, “I did want to make sure that you understand some of the priorities that the Tri County Public Sch...


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