HUNTSVILLE — Scott County property owners whose taxes are delinquent have already been served notice that the county’s back-tax collectors are coming after them. Now those whose property is located within the corporate limits of the Town of Huntsville are on notice that Huntsville is coming, too.
Huntsville Mayor Dennis Jeffers made the announcement at the town’s monthly municipal meeting on Thursday, saying it’s time for the town to “quit kicking the can down the road” when it comes to delinquent property taxes.
“The county has taken a stand on this and we are no different,” Jeffers said. “We operate on budgeted revenue and when we don’t get that revenue, we operate on a shortfall,” he said. “It’s very important that we get these taxes collected.”To continue reading, please subscribe to the Independent Herald. If you are already a subscriber, email email@example.com with the name and address to which your newspaper is mailed to receive login credentials. If you are a subscriber who is logged in and believe you are seeing this message in error, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 423-569-6343.
The complete story can be found in the October 26, 2017 print edition of the Independent Herald.