Council approves charter amendments

by | Aug 3, 2022 | Latest

Murphy City Council approved several charter amendments to go to voters and gave direction for the city’s property tax rate at the Tuesday, Aug. 2 meeting.

Residents who vote in the upcoming Nov. 8 election will likely have 15 amendments to the city charter to approve.

In other business, council directed City Manager Mike Castro to set the property tax rate for the city at $0.46500 per $100 of assessed value.

Council considered a special permit to allow a fireworks display during the Murphy Maize Days celebration and a

resolution authorizing Castro to sign a contract with Rave Mobile Safety to renew the Alert for Public Safety service contract for five years.

A second resolution was approved accepting public improvements installed at Eden Estates valued at $365,251. The total cost for the five-year contract is $28,000.

For the full story, see our Aug. 11 issue.

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