Emerson City Council plans no changes in tax rate
by Neil McGahee
Jul 30, 2013 | 646 views | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend | print
An ordinance setting the millage rate and ad valorem tax will receive its first reading at a called meeting of the Emerson City Council on Monday, Aug. 5, at 6 p.m.

“There’s no changes involved,” said Emerson City Manager Kevin McBurnett. “We will continue with 2 mills and no property tax increase.”

McBurnett said a second reading and a public hearing will be held on Monday, Aug. 12, at 7 p.m. with a final adoption scheduled after the public hearing.

Since 1984, the city had rolled the millage rate back to zero until 2012. Last July, Emerson adopted the 2 mill increase after an outcry from residents over a proposed rate of 3.6 mills.