SPRINGFIELD TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – The Robertson County Commission has approved a 12.5-cent property tax increase for county residents.
The property tax rate will go from $2.96 per $100 (of assessed value) to $3 & 8 1/2 cents. Robertson County Mayor Howard Bradley met with Smokey Barn News today to give us a breakdown of what the money will be used for and when the tax increase will take effect.
For a further breakdown of what the Robertson County Sheriff’s Office will do with their portion of the increase see the video below.
Budget: Sheriff Holt Says ‘Can’ Kicked Too Far
ROBERTSON COUNTY TENNESSEE (Smokey Barn News) The Robertson County Sheriff’s Office says they need more money to do their job and have asked for budget that would translate into about a 9.5 cent property tax increase for Roberson County property owners..
The Budget Committee apparently agrees with Robertson County Sheriff Bill Holt and have unanimously voted to forward his request for more money to the County Commission for a yes or no vote. The decision will be made later in the year when the County Commission has the full budget in front of them.
Holt presented his case to the Robertson County Budget Committee last month.
Holt sat down with Smokey Barn News on Friday to give us a first hand look at what the Robertson County Sheriff’s Office needs and why. (Original story)
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