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School board, public to consider tax increase

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By Scotty McDaniel

Seeking more revenue to keep up with the growth of county schools, the Shelby County Board of Education will consider raising the 2009 school property tax at its meeting Thursday at Wright Elementary, but not until it holds a public hearing at the meeting’s 7 p.m. start.

The proposal is for an increase to 66.6 cents on real property and 66.6 cents on personal property. The revenue produced by such rates would be around $19.4 million, a 6 percent increase from 2008.


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