City budget, tax increase approved

Tyler city council convened on Sept. 14 to review and vote on several agenda items.

During today's meeting, many items on the agenda were voted on, including:

  • 2016-17 budget unanimously approved.
  • Increase in water and sewer taxes unanimously approved.
  • Unanimously approved a 5.84% property tax increase.
  • One cent of ad valorem tax rate will be allocated to create annual street improvement fund.
  • Approved construction of Runway 4/22 project 3 at Tyler Pounds airport.

Council member John Nix stated he was "extremely proud" of city staff who worked on the budget.


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