September 6, 2019
By keeping the overall millage rate the same, the City is setting a cap on what can be taken out of the general fund as its debts have increased. Ward 2 Councilman Melvin Priester Jr. said that the vote is, in part, a way to safeguard the general revenue fund, but only in the short term. Photo by Imani Khayyam
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Amid an ongoing lawsuit stemming from concerns over Jackson's water-sewer system, the Jackson City Council voted Thursday evening to not change the overall millage rate for fiscal year 2020.