The DeSoto Board of County Commissioners gathered for its final workshop to discuss the 2013-14 budget before it goes to a public hearing September 9.
County Administrator Guy Maxcy and County Coordinator Mandy Hines presented the board with a revised budget, which included an increased millage rate of 8.4810. The county’s current rate is 6.8987. One mill equals $1 of tax on every $1,000 of taxable value. Board members spent a majority of the workshop discussing potential cuts they would like staff to look into as an alternative to raising the millage.
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