Dekalb County, TNwjle.com
Almost a million dollars. That’s how much extra local property tax revenue Road Supervisor Danny Hale is asking of the county to help him repair deteriorating roads. Hale appeared before the County Budget Committee Thursday night to make his case for an increase in the local property tax rate of 16 cents to help shore up the road department budget which equates to an increase of $991,520 under the new certified property tax rate calculation. The certified tax rate is $1.7308 per $100 of assessed value. If approved the rate would increase, based on Hale’s request alone by 16 cents to an overall rate of $1.8908 per $100 of assessed value.