On Tuesday, LEDA was presented with a Gold Excellence in Economic Development Award and a Silver Excellence in Economic Development Award from the International Economic Development Council.
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The proposed tax rate is 1.23 cents higher than last year’s rate, meaning that if the rate is ultimately approved, a Lubbock homeowner with a $100,000 home would pay another $12.30 in property taxes.
KFYO Poll of the Day
Twenty-five citizens turned out to voice their opinion on issues such as the Lubbock Power and Light electric rate, Market Lubbock and the Lubbock Economic Development Alliance, the City of Lubbock’s debt load, and annexation.
The proposed tax rate is 1.23 cents higher than last year’s rate, meaning that if the rate is ultimately approved, a Lubbock homeowner with a $100,000 home would pay another $12.30 in property taxes. Citizens are invited to share their thoughts with the Council at the meeting.
On Tuesday’s edition of the Chad Hasty Show, Lubbock Economic Development Alliance (LEDA) CEO John Osborne shared some insight into the budgets, methods and purposes of Leda, Market Lubbock, and Visit Lubbock.
LEDA was created in 1989 to use a sales tax to help smaller and rural cities compete
LEDA anticipates that the total value added impact to Lubbock will be $10.2 million annually.
The Community Workforce Partnership will host the Education Testing and Graduation Requirement Reform: The Effect on Workforce Opportunities Panel Discussion and Luncheon on Wednesday, August 21st.
The Texas Economic Development Council recognized LEDA for their achievement in economic excellence for 2012 at the TEDC’s 2013 Mid-Year Conference in Frisco.
At a press conference Monday, LEDA announced that two local businesses will expand and one new business will relocate to Lubbock.