Williamson County Association of Realtors president-elect Jordan Vaughn (right) spoke against a resolution that would implement an increase in the existing education impact fee at the Williamson County Commission meeting on Monday. (Photo: Kerri Bartlett)
After much conversation and strong opposition from representatives of the Williamson County Association of Realtors, the Williamson County Commission voted — just as strongly — 19-1, in favor of increasing the education impact fee on new development.
Commissioner Sean Aiello, 11th District, voted against.
WCAR representatives, who wore stickers with a red line through “impact fee,” spoke in solidarity on Monday night against the educational impact fee increase that would add approximately $200 to $1,200 to the overall cost of a new home, depending on its size.
The existing educational impact fee, approved by the