The Jackson County government continues to get pushback against both its tax assessments and its plan to increase property taxes by 11 percent.
Commerce Mayor Clark Hill last week officially called upon the Jackson County Board of Commissioners to delay its proposed 1.1-mill property tax rate for municipal residents and to audit the Commerce portion of the county tax digest.
Hill sent a pair of letters on behalf of the city council, one to Commissioner Chas Hardy, whose District 2 includes Commerce, and one to the board of commissioners as a whole. The letters were hand-delivered Friday.
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