Incumbent helped county weather recession without property tax increases while improving services
(Jonesborough, Tenn.) – Washington County Mayor Dan Eldridge filed his qualifying papers with the election commission to formally begin his campaign for re-election today. The former business executive says his first term as mayor saw county services improved in the midst of a recession without a property tax increase.
“Our county was able to increase its support to education, public safety and many other key services without a tax increase,” says Eldridge. “While many Tennessee counties saw a reduction in services and an increase in taxes, my approach of running county government like a business continues to bring significant benefits to every Washington County resident. There is much more to be done and I remain committed to continuing the progress that we have made.” Read More