Appointments made, plus no property tax increase for County

Bledsoe County property taxpayers will not see an increase in their tax rate over last year during to 2020-2021 fiscal year, the Bledsoe County Commission decided at their Special Called Meeting on Monday, August 24. 

The budget and tax rate passed 12-0, with County Commissioner Perry Swafford absent from the meeting. 

Kristen Billinglsey was appointed by the Commission as the permanent EMS Director, after being appointed Interim EMS Director earlier this year following the resignation of then Interim Director Corey Prater. 

Tracey Cagle was appointed as the interim Bledsoe County Trustee to fill the vacancy being left by retiring Trustee Deanna Rains. She currently serves as the Deputy Trustee under Rains. A replacement will be selected during the November 3 General Election. 

For the full report of the meeting, see the September 3 issue of The Bledsonian-Banner.

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