Amarillo College Mulls Tax Increase

By Jackie Kingston

Published 08/16 2013 03:31PM

Updated 08/19 2013 05:55PM

AMARILLO --  The first of two public hearings to discuss a proposed tax increase is held at Amarillo College.
        The Amarillo Junior College District wants to raise taxes by 1.61%        
        Last year, the average tax rate for the Amarillo Junior College District was $226.38 for an average $100,000 home.
        If this increase goes into effect, the amount of taxes imposed this year on the average home would be $225.73.
        That's an increase on this year's average cost of $222.14.
        The second public hearing will be held on August 19, 2013 at 12:00 Noon in the Palo Duro Room of the College Union Building, Amarillo College, 2201 S. Washington, Amarillo, Texas  79109.

Copyright 2016 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.