A group of Lincoln County tax payers are disappointed after attending a budget meeting and not being allowed to speak.
The meeting was called by Lincoln County Commissioners to discuss a resolution for a tax proposal to balance their budget after they voted down a 43% property tax hike last month.
The new proposal by Commissioners would be for a 12% property tax increase and 50 dollar wheel tax.
For the standing room only crowd that attended Friday night's meeting not being able to ask their questions was a disappointment.
"We're not allowed to speak. We're not given a voice, but just pure numbers show that were concerned enough. I mean I am 25 years old and it's a Friday night and I am here. There's obviously other things I would rather be doing, but I am here because I am concerned. Like I said. I am a homeowner. I am a car owner. I am a tax payer. I would like to live in this county. I wouldn't like to get run out by high taxes," said a concerned taxpayer.
"Since they voted on budget down and changed another one I was hoping that we would get to express our feelings about this one too. But were not going to," said taxpayer John Stiles.