Tax rate hearings for county, city set

The next three weeks will be filled with multiple public hearings and meetings for citizens to give input on the proposed budgets and tax rates for Franklin County and the City of Mount Vernon.

Franklin County Commissioners Court members will meet the morning of Thursday, August 24 and on Monday, August 28. The city’s first hearing is Monday, August 28 with the second hearing set for September 11. For more information, see the August 24 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.