9/11/2017—Breckinridge Fiscal Court accepted 2017 tax rates for the Breckinridge County Cooperative Extension Service at their regular meeting Monday morning. The rates remain the same as last year. The Real Property tax rate is 4.2 cents per $100 assessed valuation. The Personal Property rate is 8.37 cents, and the Motor Vehicle rate is 3.14 cents.
In other business, Kaitlin Sanders was hired as a 911 Dispatcher, effective September 12.
After a brief executive session, Magistrates approved hiring Danny Everett Harper as a truck driver for the Road Department. Harper will begin work September 18. They also approved the purchase of 4.125 acres in the Industrial Park, between Whitworth Tool and the Road Department. The purchase price is $50,000.