Hamilton County commissioners unanimously passed a $642.3 million budget this morning.
Employees will receive a 3 percent raise and the tax rate will remain the same as last year.
The 2013 fiscal year begins July 1.
See tomorrow’s Times Free Press for complete coverage.
Ansley Haman covers Hamilton County government. A native of Spring City, Tenn., she grew up reading the Chattanooga Times and Chattanooga Free Press, which sparked her passion for journalism. Ansley's happy to be home after a decade of adventures in more than 20 countries and 40 states. She gathered stories while living, working and studying in Swansea, Wales, Cape Town, South Africa, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Ga., and Knoxville, Tenn. Along the way, she interned for ...