Supervisors Approve 79.9 Cents Real Estate Tax Rate

Supervisors Approve 79.9 Cents Real Estate Tax Rate

Photo: WINA

A lower tax rate than what was advertized. The Albemarle supervisors have approved a real estate tax rate of 79.9 cents. The proposed rate was 80.8 cents for every $100 of assessed value. Following several votes Tuesday that ended on 3-3 ties, a majority of the board finally agreed to a real estate tax rate of 79.9 cents. The final vote was 5-1 with Ken Boyd voting against it. That’s 3.3 cents above the current rate.

Latest Stories

18 mins ago in Sports

Deflategate: Brady gets more time


Lawyers for the New England Patriots quarterback have been given another two weeks to appeal his "Deflategate" suspension.

28 mins ago in Sports

Kentucky Bourbon Trail offers a lesson for reviving racing’s fans


Some of the best-known farms in Kentucky's scenic horse country are borrowing from another of the state's contributions to the good life — bourbon whiskey distilleries — in an effort to win new recruits to an aging and shrinking fan base.

31 mins ago in National

School safety: Drops in bullying, violent crime on campus


The latest government snapshot of school crime paints a picture of safer schools, with declines in violent crime, bullying and harassment because of sexual orientation.