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Talks begin again over possible property tax increase to support Birmingham schools

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Would you pay more in property taxes if the increase supported Birmingham City Schools?

School leaders have been discussing the possibility of a 3-millage property tax increase. If Jefferson County leaders support it, the proposal could end up on a ballot next year.

In 2012, Birmingham School Board President Dr. Craig Witherspoon voiced support for the increase, saying it would raise about $9 million each year for schools. Now, School Board President Randall Woodfin tells ABC 33/40 the school board is discussing the idea again and plans to meet with the Birmingham Mayor and City Council.

Stay with ABC 33/40 for more on this developing story.

 

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