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Ector Co. Commissioners approve budget, tax rate

Ector County Commissioners Court (Source: KWES) Ector County Commissioners Court (Source: KWES)
ECTOR COUNTY, TX (KWES) -

Homeowners in Ector County will be looking at a bigger tax bill this year.

Ector County Commissioners approved a higher property tax rate and their budget.

That budget is being trimmed by $2.5 million.

"We did approve a tax rate increase of 37 cents per $100 valuation on all properties in Ector County. That is a rate increase, a pretty good rate increase of about ten percent," said Greg Simmons, Ector County Commissioner for Precinct 2.

An average Ector County home will be looking at about a $40 increase.

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