County Commission Approves Resolution to Create Fire Tax Districts

The Henderson County Commission met in a special called session on Monday evening, May 6, 2019.
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In a special called session on Monday evening, May 6th, the Henderson County Commission reviewed and approved a resolution to create fire tax districts in Henderson County. The measure will help resolve some ongoing audit findings from the Comptroller’s Office. A letter from Henderson County Finance Officer, Lee Wilkinson, was used to help understand the background for the resolution. “In 1978, Henderson County’s Commission agreed to fund the Henderson County Fire Department. Being such, property tax dollars were utilized to partially fund the fire department. The State Comptroller’s Office has regularly given the county a…

For complete coverage, see the May 8th edition of The Lexington Progress.

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