Hill County approves MACo intervention in property tax lawsuit
Last updated 10/20/2023 at 11:51am
At their weekly business meeting Thursday the Hill County Commission passed a resolution authorizing the Montana Association of Counties to intervene on their behalf in ongoing litigation between the state and counties regarding state education levies.
Gov. Greg Gianforte’s Department of Revenue recently directed the counties to collect the full 95 mills of the state’s school equalization levy, which supports schools in lower income areas, but counties across the state, including Hill County, bucked the governor, instead, voting to collect 79.9 mills earlier this month.
For many years...