HUNTSVILLE — No tax hike, a $200,000 reduction in expenditures, and an across-the-board four percent pay hike for county employees.
Those were among several surprises contained in a review of the FY 2013-2014 proposed budget delivered by County Commission’s Budget Committee Chairman Willie Boyatt Monday evening.
Surprising since the county has been working under a spending reduction mandate since April, which is expected to remain in effect through at least the first quarter (July-September) of the new fiscal year.To continue reading, please subscribe to the Independent Herald. If you are already a subscriber, email firstname.lastname@example.org to receive login credentials. If you are a subscriber who is logged in and believe you are seeing this message in error, please email email@example.com or call 423-569-6343.