POSTED: Wednesday, August 14, 2013 - 6:46pm
UPDATED: Thursday, August 15, 2013 - 11:47am
Tyler, Texas (KETK) — Tyler City Council discussed what they called a 'Responsible Restoration Budget' on Wednesday, and a possible tax increase was included.
East Texans may see a tax increase soon and many people may feel it's a good thing and a bad thing.
Tyler City Manager Mark McDaniel is proposing a little more than a 1.23 cent property tax increase, that's 22 cents per $100 valuation.
MCDaniel says, the city has shown strong signs of economic recovery over the last four years and feels the city should restore funding.
The tax funds will go toward health positions, street maintenance, city parks and services, fire and police software.
McDaniel says, comparing Tyler to other cities Tyler has the lowest property tax rate in the state.
If you would like to review the Tyler City Council Agenda and everything that was covered, click below.