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Charleston tax rate remains unchanged

From the Cleveland Daily Banner: The Charleston City Commission, on second reading late Tuesday, approved the city’s 2022-23 budget effective Friday.


The commission held the special called meeting to officially approve the budget, which had passed on first reading at the regular June 14 meeting.
The budget for the next fiscal year includes revenues and expenditures totaling $805,719. The tax rate remains the same as the previous year, at .3916 cents per $100 worth of assessed property.
The brief meeting was attended by Mayor Donna McDermott and Vice Mayor Frankie McCartney, with the two approving the budget. Also in attendance were City Manager Carolyn Geren and City Recorder Janet Newport, along with Public Works Director Chris Scoggins.
The commission’s next meeting will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 12, at the Walter Goode Municipal Building.
The Charleston Planning Commission will meet on Tuesday, July 5, while the next meeting for the Charleston Recreation Board is scheduled for Monday, July 11.