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MCDOWELL COUNTY (WVVA) -- The McDowell County Commissioners are holding a special meeting to discuss a proposed tax increase.

Residents could be assessed an additional 9% on all classes, both real estate and personal property. 

According to a legal notice from the Commission, the county brought in $3,595,355 under the current tax rates last year. The tax increase would generate an additional $329,000.

 

The revenue would be put into the regional jail and general government.

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