The Brown County Commissioners Court will have a public hearing at 9 a.m. Thursday on the proposed tax rate for the 2018-’19 fiscal year.

The proposed rate is 61.47 cents per $100 valuation, down from the current rate of 62.37 cents.

The effective tax rate — the rate needed to raise the same amount of revenue as the current fiscal year — is 59.26 cents. There rollback rate is 61.68 cents.

A second public hearing on the tax rate will be held at 9 a.m. Sept. 10.

In other business Wednesday, commissioners will consider an agreement between Taylor County and Brown County to house inmates.