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Texarkana College property tax hike proposal


((JACQUE))PUBLIC HEARINGS START NEXT WEEK CONCERNING A PROPOSED PROPERTY TAX FOR TEXARKANA COLLEGE.THE FOUR- PERCENT INCREASE WOULD PAY FOR RENOVATIONS TO BRING THE CAMPUS INTO COMPLIANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT.PRESIDENT JASON SMITH SAYS THE OWNER OF A 100-THOUSAND DOLLAR HOMOE WOULD PAY ABOUT FIVE-DOLLARS MORE PER YEAR. 3 (Jason Smith)”Right now, Texarkana College has the mid-range of tuition costs, which makes us competitive. We also have the tenth lowest tax rate in the state of Texas, but we have the highest completion rates and graduation rates in the state of Texas. So, we really do think that Texarkana College is a great investment for our community members.”((JACQUE)) PUBLIC HEARINGS ARE SET FOR MONDAY AUGUST 12TH AND MONDAY AUGUST 19TH AT 11:30 AT THE TRUMAN ARNOLD STUDENT CENTER. THE BOARD IS SET TO VOTE ON AUGUST 26TH. 3 ((DAN))HAPPENING NOW…PEOPLE IN MARION COUNTY ARE ABOUT TO GET A BLAST FROM THE PAST. ((JACQUE))NBC SIX’s ALEXANDRA MEACHUM JOINS US LIVE FROM THE COURTHOUSE IN JEFFERSON, TEXAS

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