GATE CITY — The Scott County Board of Supervisors decreased the real estate tax rate, but county officials said an increase for 2024 is likely.

The BOS approved a 77-cent real estate tax rate at its regular meeting Wednesday. The current rate is set at 80 cents, Chairman Danny Mann told the board.

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The next BOS meeting is set for Wednesday, Oct. 5, at 8:30 a.m. at 190 Beech St., Suite 201, Gate City. For more information, go to