Angelina Co. Commissioners mulling slight tax increase

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - The Angelina County CommissionersCourt is looking at a possible tax increase.

The initial proposal will be madelater this week at the monthly commissioners court meeting.

The current rate is 46 cents forevery 100 dollars of an individual's property tax.

Angelina county Judge Wes Suitersaid he is proposing a very slight tax increase because the county is lookingto improve several areas.

"Right now there are tworates they are considering," Suiter said. "One is the current rate at .4619 or46 cents to the dollar, and the other rate is .4669 and that is inconsideration of some courthouse security issues we are looking into."

That meeting will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the annexcourthouse.

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