Marion makes tax rate and 'Clear' break both official
October 25, 2023
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  The Marion County Commission made two anticipated moves official during their recent regular monthly meeting, made a couple of appointments, and tabled a rezoning request.
 The commissioners, as expected and previously reported, officially voted to terminate ClearWater Solutions as the contractor for the county's water system, which will not be operated "in house" by county employees. The final day of the contract was last Friday, October 20.
 Officials also adopted a millage rate of 8.953, which is lower than the 2022 rate of 9.32. However, they project the new rate to bring it slightly more money ($38,749 or 2.61% more). The county's total tax digest is now valued at $217,095,247, which is up by...

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