Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Hubbard Says Bristol, Virginia Citizens Can Afford Tax Increase
Archie Hubbard, new city councilman in Bristol Virginia, goes public with a revised financial plan for the city, saying the owner of median range $75,000 home, would pay about $20 more a year, and help the city avoid short term borrowing to pay its bills. Hubbard proposes to raise the property tax rate 6 cents and eliminate a garbage collection fee, plus cut back on the new entertainment tax and an increase in the cigarette tax. Heís argues citizens can afford it. ďItís not that expensive, thatís why I wanted to show people the math,Ē Hubbard said.Except for Mayor Catherine Brillhart, other council members supported at least pushing it forward to a public hearing Aug. 18th.

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  • City Council Expected to Vote on BVU Board Vacancy; Fleenor Back in Contention
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