Six Shooter Junction – Some of the people who collect taxes in McLennan County, Texas, let the tax appraisers know they think they’re crooked.
The city dads at Robinson and the board members at McLennan County Community College don’t aim to pay as big a share as the Appraisal District has them down for in the coming fiscal year – up by 29.77% in the college district’s case.
Robert E. Cervenka, city manager at Robinson called for Chief Appraiser Andrew J. Hahn, Jr., to step down “to allow for new direction within the organization.”
Aside from a 5% across the board salary increase for staff members in a county that hasn’t seen even cost of living increases for public servants in several years, there’s the issue of the nearly breathtaking judgment of nearly a half-million dollars the appraisal district sustained in a dispute with former landlord Hoppenstein Properties of Amarillo over breaking a lease at its former downtown headquarters across the street from the courthouse.
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