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After voting 6-0 last week to approve a new budget, Lamesa City Council members split 5-2 this week on adopting a property tax rate to fund that budget. The total tax rate adopted by the council is the city’s effective tax rate of 83.4607 cents per $100 worth of property value. While about a half-cent higher than last year’s tax rate, the new tax rate is projected to raise about the same amount of revenue as last year. Voting in favor of adopting the new tax rate, as had been proposed by a 4-0 vote of the council in early August, were Mayor ...

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Lamesa Press-Reporter

P.O. Box 710
Lamesa, TX 79331