Group drafts second petition to stop Metro property tax

Posted at 2:46 PM, Nov 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-13 00:11:42-05

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — The group behind a recent failed Metro Nashville property tax referendum is creating a second petition in hopes of stopping the city's property tax hike.

Jim Roberts, the attorney for the group 4GoodGovernment, told NewsChannel 5 that the petition is currently being drafted and he hopes to have it “in the citizens' hands” within 7 to 8 days.

It will include separate amendments and a measure for the city to set the property tax rate in the next budget back to the 2019 rate. Ultimately, they hope the issue will be voted on in a special election in mid-March.

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