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Originally published: 2013-06-12 23:22:34
Last modified: 2013-06-12 23:23:19

Banner Elk Town Council discusses budget, park project

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During the Monday, June 10, meeting of Banner Elk Town Council, town manager Rick Owen provided to members a budget overview based on the council's previous budget sessions.

Highlights of the 2013-14 FY budget include a proposed tax rate of 42 cents per $100 of valuation, representing a .04-cent rate increase on the budget, anticipating a 97-percent collection rate.

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