CCC looking for tax bump

The Coconino Community College system is in need of a helping hand. It’s now up to the voters as to whether or not they will be the ones to provide it.

The college is seeking voter approval on Tuesday, Nov. 8 to enact a property tax override for a period of seven years beginning in 2019. If approved, an additional property tax of $3 million per year for seven years will be levied to support the college.

On Tuesday, Oct. 11, CCC President Colleen Smith appeared before the Sedona City Council to explain why the college is in need of this tax override. The college now has the highest tuition of any community college in the state. However, CCC’s district has the lowest tax rate in the state and thus, less money is generated.

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Source:: Sedona News

      

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