Public to Vote on Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (TSPLOST) to Repair Roads November 7th

Road paving

Nearly a year after the first Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (TSPLOST) came to an end, the public will be asked to authorize a new TSPLOST to restore the county's dedicated funding source to repair and resurface roads. On November 7, 2023, voters will be asked the following question: Shall a special one … Continue reading Public to Vote on Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (TSPLOST) to Repair Roads November 7th

Walker County to Roll Back Millage Rate, Minimizing Impact of Higher Appraisals on Property Owners

Houses

The Walker County Board of Commissioners will hold three public hearings in August to provide citizens with a better understanding of a proposed millage rate reduction to offset an inflationary increase evaluation. The hot housing market has enhanced the value of many properties in Walker County, leading to higher appraisals. The Board of Commissioners proposes … Continue reading Walker County to Roll Back Millage Rate, Minimizing Impact of Higher Appraisals on Property Owners

TSPLOST Takes Effect Sunday, April 1st in Walker County

Public Works crews repair a road after replacing a drainage tile

Walker County voters approved a Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax on November 7, 2017 by an overwhelming margin. On Sunday, April 1st, local businesses will start collecting the additional penny tax to help fund road and bridge projects. The sales tax rate in Walker County will change from 7% to 8% for most … Continue reading TSPLOST Takes Effect Sunday, April 1st in Walker County