Shelby County renews property tax - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Shelby County renews property tax

SHELBY COUNTY, AL (WBRC) - Shelby County voters have spoken and they have decided to extend the county's property tax for schools for another 30 years.

Superintendent Randy Fuller says the 30 year tax generates $76 million dollars a year for the school district. He says that money will help the district secure new bonds that would finance new schools, which are necessary because the district continues to grow at a record rate.

The vote extends the tax until 2041.

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