County Commission cuts use of reserves in approving budget and stable tax rate

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 23, 2020 11:24 AM CT | Published: June 23, 2020 1:33 AM CT

What was already a challenging budget year was complicated in county government by the pandemic's economic damage and a decision by the County Commission to reject the budget proposal by County Mayor Lee Harris. The commission rejected a proposed 8-cent property tax rate hike.


Shelby County Commission Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris Mark Billingsley
Bill Dries

Bill Dries

Bill Dries covers city government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.

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