By Kristin Tribe | Wise County Messenger
Wise County commissioners Monday adopted a budget and tax rate for fiscal year 2019.
The budget totals $60 million and will be funded in part by a property tax rate of 36 cents per $100 property valuation.
Although the tax rate is 1.89 cents less than last year, property owners could still see an increase in their tax bill, depending on how much their property values increased.
Highlights from the FY ’19 budget includes the following:
Clark also noted there was a mistake in the county’s ad listing the salaries of elected officials, which ran in the Aug. 29 edition of the Wise County Messenger. To clarify, Akin and County Court-at-Law No. 1 Judge Melton Cude are not accepting a cell phone allowance from the county.
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