The Dickson City Council is scheduled to vote on setting a new property tax rate during a special session tonight. Mayor Don Weiss Jr. scheduled the special session after the city received its certified tax rate following a countywide reappraisal program. The certified rate for the city was reported to be 92.9 cents, an increase from the current rate of 90 cents. The council has already approved a 2013-14 budget based on the same amount of revenue from property taxes as last year. At the council’s regular meeting earlier this month, Weiss emphasized that while the city’s property tax rate is going up, the increase is an adjustment caused by a decrease in overall property values and is not the result of any attempt by the city to generate more revenues. Weiss said the certified rate is what the state has determined the city needs in order to get the same amount of money it received in the previous year. In addition to a resolution setting the property tax rate, the council’s special session includes second and final votes on purchasing 20 more acres for J. Dan Buckner Park and an amendment to the city’s regulations on fishing in municipal lakes. The special session follows the council’s Finance and Management Committee meeting at 7 pm where council members are expected to resume their discussion on noise complaints about the Spring Festival at the Dickson County Fairgrounds, discuss new regulations regarding boarding homes and hear from Jane Hamrick of the Mid-Cumberland Human Resource Agency regarding the city’s request that the agency pay for use of the Dickson Senior Citizens Center for its nutrition program.