Madison County Commissioners Approve Bridge Tax Hike

The Madison County commissioners have voted to reallocate some of the future property tax collections for bridge replacement and repair. The Herald Bulletin reports the commissioners on Monday voted to increase the cumulative bridge fund tax rate to $.450-cents per $100 of assessed valuation starting in 2023 from the current rate of $.359-cents per $100 of assessed valuation. The increase will raise an additional $300,000 per year.