(ROCKDALE) The City of Rockdale is moving forward with a possible tax rate increase for the coming year.
The Rockdale City Council this week approved the proposed 91.1 cent tax rate for the 2017-2018 fiscal year, which would represent an almost 8% hike in the tax rate, up from 86.3 cents. With the proposed tax rate hike, the City has now scheduled a pair of public hearings to get citizen comments on the matter. The meetings will be held August 21st and August 28th at 5:30PM each day in Rockdale City Hall. Citizens are encouraged to attend those hearings and ask questions and give feedback.