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Dawson County commissioners adopted the proposed 2023-2024 budget and a lower tax rate.They unanimously voted on a $9.8 million budget and a .873810-cent per $100 valuation tax rate at the end of a special meeting Tuesday afternoon.The current tax rate is 90-cents per $100 valuation.They scheduled public hearings on both for 4 p.m., Sept. 5.Commissioners credit higher property values with giving them the breathing room to cut the tax rate, and offer salary increases to workers and nine elected officials.During the COVID-19 years, the county cut the budget to the bone in the wake of economic uncertainties.The added property appraisals ...

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Lamesa Press-Reporter

P.O. Box 710
Lamesa, TX 79331