DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The Dallas City Council rejected Wednesday a resolution that could have resulted in up to an 8% property tax increase.
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The City Manager asked the Mayor and City Council to pass a resolution that would have allowed the city to ask the county and the tax office to see what an 8% property tax increase would look like.READ MORE: 'What More Would I Want?' Dallas Cowboys Trumpeter Freddy Jones On Entertaining Fans
The council rejected that proposal in an 11-3 vote.Denton Police Searching For Hit-And-Run Driver Who Struck Woman In Wheelchair