Montague County tax rate goes up almost a nickle

Montague County property owners will see a .0403 cent increase in their 2017 tax rate, as the commissioner’s court approved the new rate of .55 cents per $100 of property value Monday.
Along with the tax rate, the 2017-18 budget was adopted. There were unanimous votes on both items.
Prior to the regular meeting the court had public hearings on both items. Only one comment was taken on the tax rate. Jimmy Tompkins, Nocona, asked the court not to increase the tax rate. There were no comments on the budget.

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