Mayor Edwinna Baker recommended raising the city's property tax rate 2.6 percent Monday night. The city council obliged by voting 4-2.
City council increases tax rate again

By Ben Carlson

News staff

Lawrenceburg property taxes continue to go up after the city council voted 4-2 Monday to increase its tax rate for the fourth consecutive year.

The council also gave final unanimous approval to a new countywide sign ordinance, which has also received final approval from the Anderson County Fiscal Court.

Voting for the tax rate increase were council members Sandy Goodlett, Ken Evans and George Geoghegan and Steven Rucker. Voting against the increase were council members Paul Thomas Vaughn and Bobby Durr.