Judge Agrees on Set Number in ALON USA Tax Dispute

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

HOWARD COUNTY - The fight between ALON USA and Howard County about taxes isn't over yet, but a judge this past week did rule on a set number.

218 million dollars.

That's the ruling on the apprasal value of the Big Spring refinery.

Now while both sides have heard the decision from District Court Judge, the lawsuit is still not technically over.

There are still allegations made by ALON USA that have to be considered before the judgment is final.

Since alon disputed it's 2007 tax apprasial, Howard County officials have been working to make up the lost tax money.

The trial is still ongoing.