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The Dickson City Council passed its 2020-2021 budget at a special session in the council chambers on June 15.

The city’s Finance and Management Committee met prior to the city council meeting.

After a public hearing, the council unanimously passed the ordinance establishing the $26.8 million budget for fiscal year 2020-2021 and setting the property tax rate at 77.35 cents per $100 of assessed value. Nobody spoke at the public hearing;

The council also unanimously approved a resolution adopting a city property tax relief program for low-income elderly, disabled and disabled veteran homeowners established by the state for the 2020-2021 fiscal year.

The next regular session of the Dickson City Council is scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday, July 6, in the council chambers at Dickson City Hall. All meetings are open to the public subject to current social distancing guidelines.

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