Hawkins County Commission

The Hawkins County Commission met on Monday and passed the 2022-23 budget with a $1.8 million deficit. The budget includes a 15 cent property tax increase and a 9% raise for county employees.

ROGERSVILLE — The Hawkins County Commission voted Monday to raise the property tax rate by 15 cents and offer a cost-of-living adjustment at the rate of inflation, which is 9%, to all county employees.

Commissioners made the decision as they approved the 2022-23 budget at its Monday meeting.

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Anyone interested in reviewing the budget can go online to hawkinscountyclerk.com.


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