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By Gretchen McPherson
Staff Writer 

Century gives tentative OK to tax, budget

Council approves property tax increase and sets public hearing for Oct.4 to vote on the town's 2021-2022 budget


September 30, 2021

The Century Town Council held a special meeting Tuesday night to correct an error in the calculation of percentage of increase of the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 tentative millage rate of 0.9204, as compared to the rollback rate of 0.8853. Originally, the percentage of increase was over stated as 9.29 percent, instead of the corrected increase of 7.61 percent.

Last year's tax levy for the town was $39,478 and this year's is $41,905, a difference of almost $2,500.

In a motion made by Councilwoman Sandra McMurray Jackson, which was seconded by Councilwoman Dynette Lewis. Council members Luis Gomez,...

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