County Mayor Harris says county tax rate should hold steady

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 11, 2021 10:32 PM CT | Published: May 07, 2021 4:00 AM CT

Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris said on “Behind The Headlines” that the estimated drop in the county property tax rate to $3.50, accounting for increases in values, should be the line to hold on the county tax rate. But county commissioners this week reviewed numbers suggesting some want to raise taxes beyond that point.


Lee Harris Behind The Headlines 2021 budget season Shelby County Commission Eddie Jones

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