Sullivan Co. budget committee recommends 7-cent tax increase


SULLIVAN COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL)- Members of the Sullivan County budget committee voted 4-1 to recommend a 7-cent property tax increase to the county commission Wednesday afternoon.

The breakdown of that tax increase is as follows

2-cents for SRO’s (School Resource Officers)

2-cents for jail funding

2-cents for county employee raises

1-cent for EMS funding

SEE ALSO: Sullivan County’s proposed property tax increase explained

This recommendation will go before the full Sullivan County Commission next week. 

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