The County Board voted unanimously to abate the property tax levy on the jail bonds. The public safety Sales Tax balance is $ 1.2 million according to County Treasurer Don Knox. By abating the tax $ 953,920 is kept off the property tax rolls to be paid in 2015.
Source: The Sentinel, Tuesday, January 27, 2015
The CCJC opposes the proposed 1/4% sales tax being put on the ballot in April 2015 and will be presenting a statement concerning the new tax in the near future.