Nashville voters could end up seeing two Metro Charter amendments on a special ballot in December, with major implications for the power of the city council.
Less money for Nashville police — and more money for education, housing and social services. That was the funding shift requested last night from as many as 200 people who spoke to the Metro Council.
A three-pronged crisis has put Nashville in its most difficult period ever, Mayor John Cooper said Tuesday in his State of Metro speech.
Residents weighed in on the possibility of a property tax increase during the first of six community meetings about the Metro budget.
With another difficult budget conversation approaching, Nashville’s Metro Council is beginning to check the couch cushions for spare dollars.
Nashville Mayor John Cooper is saying he hasn’t ruled out a tax increase in this year’s Metro budget — a contrast to some of his comments as a mayoral candidate.
It’s increasingly clear that the Metro Council will consider raising Nashville’s property tax this year.
Listen / Update: This story has been updated to reflect the Wednesday vote by the Rutherford County Commission. Rutherford County commissioners voted on Wednesday to increase the property tax by 5.7%. This means Murfreesboro residents are facing two separate property tax hikes. One at the city level, and another at the county level.
Listen / The debate over raising property taxes in Nashville took another twist on Monday as two influential members of the Metro Council said they’ll now work together to try to pass a property tax increase.
Listen / For the second straight year, Nashville teachers and city employees are asking the Metro Council to raise the property tax.