Greenville County residents will pay tax increases of $24.95 in a two-part ordinance passed Tuesday night by Greenville County Council.
By a 7-4 vote Greenville County Council approved the two-part ordinance in a third and final reading:
Public Safety Telecommunication
a) $14.95 for an ordinance to modernize radio equipment, according to officials, for public safety and emergency agencies in the county. The increase will be on the annual tax bill.
1) $2.7 million, service cost to Greenville County a year
2) 5,000 radios, $35 monthly subscription fee per radio
3) $10 monthly subscription fee per radio
4) $600,000 per year for six years for infrastructure, towers built and dispatch centers to be upgraded
Road Maintenance Fee
$25 annual license plate sticker, $10 increase from present $15.