Town Hall meeting jail

The Madison County Fiscal Court is having a town hall meeting 5:30-7 p.m. tonight (Sept. 3) at the Eastern Kentucky University Perkins Building.

The forum will give citizens an opportunity to speak regarding a proposed 11.4 cent property tax increase to fund a new detention center. The court passed first reading of an ordinance to increase the tax rate last month and second reading is set for 2 p.m. on Sept. 10 at the Madison County Courthouse in Richmond.

The regular meeting is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. on Sept. 10 in Berea at City Hall Chambers.

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