The Bowie County Commissioners Court will hold a Public Hearing on the Proposed 2014-15 County Budget tonight.The hearing will be at 6 p.m. in the Central Jury Room on the 2nd floor of the Bowie County Courthouse in New Boston. According to County Officials, the budget would raise more total property taxes than last year by a little over $3.7 million dollars or 24.3%.

Of that amount, over $215,000 would be tax revenue to be raised from new property added to the tax roll this year.

The budget must be approved by September 30th. The public is invited and encouraged to attend the meeting.