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Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Tax referendum may be a long shot

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The city’s request for a quarter-cent sales tax referendum faces an uphill battle in a Legislature resistant to local tax measures.   Read Story »

Tags: taxes | 2019-20 local budgets | sales tax

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Council declines to scale back Seventh Avenue police headquarters

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Rejecting a modest redesign that cut the cost by 5 percent, the Hendersonville City Council on Thursday endorsed the original plan for a new city police station and committed to spend $11.5 million on the two-story headquarters on Ashe Street.   Read Story »

Tags: Historic Seventh Avenue District | 2019-20 local budgets

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City formally asks for quarter-cent sales tax vote

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The Hendersonville City Council voted on Thursday to ask the N.C. Legislature to allow a referendum in the city on a quarter-cent sales tax.   Read Story »

Tags: 2019-20 local budgets

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Mid-priced homes likely to see biggest appraisal spike

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There were as many tax office staffers on hand as there were taxpayers when Darlene Burgess, Henderson County’s tax administrator, convened the first public information session to explain the 2019 reappraisal. The crowds may get a lot bigger when the new home assessments hit mailboxes six weeks from now.   Read Story »

Tags: housing | local government budgets | 2019 tax reassessment | 2019 reappraisal | home construction | housing starts | 2019-20 county budget | 2019-20 local budgets