Grayson County commissioners rolled forward with their tax cutting budget for the 2020 fiscal year Tuesday.The county’s new fiscal year begins October 1.The budget is built on a tax rate of $.416429 per $100 valuation.
Grayson County commissioners unanimously gave their preliminary approval Tuesday to a tax rate that is expected to save Grayson County homeowners with $100,000 homes about $23.94 in county taxes.The preliminary vote was just a way for county commissioners to give their final go ahead to the county auditor to file the needed paper work for the commissioners to be able to hold public hearings on the rate and schedule public votes on it.That new rate is .416429 per $100 valuation.”I think
Grayson County Judge Bill Magers said the proposed budget would also provide county employees with a nearly 4 percent pay boost.
Grayson County Commissioners stepped squarely into the digital age Tuesday when one of their members became the first ever to video conference into a weekly meeting.Commissioner Jeff Whitmire, Precinct 1, is out recovering from triple bypass surgery, but Tuesday morning, folks at the Grayson County Courthouse could both see and talk to Whitmire via a video conference that was set up.Grayson County Judge Bill Magers was quick to point out that the video conferencing has its pros and cons.
Grayson County Juvenile Board got a loan extention Tuesday for an additional seven years.
Low reporting and inaccurate numbers on the upcoming 2020 U.S. Census could cost the region nearly $7.63 million in transportation funding over the next decade, the Sherman-Denison Metropolitan Planning Organization said Tuesday.