If the county budget approved by the Coffee County Budget and Finance Committee is approved by the full county commission next week, there will not be a tax increase in the coming year. The new budget calls for the ambulance service to have a separate funding in the budget. At the beginning of the budget hearings, the director of the ambulance service presented a list that showed the overtime for the ambulance service in the coming year will be just above $644,000. Director John Cathey stated that the ambulance service is considering charging $67 for special events. Representatives of the Coffee County Library were also present to protest the $12,100 decrease in their budget, stating that under the Maintenance of Effort agreement with the state, the county’s library patrons would lose a long list of services if the county government did not keep funding at the same level as the previous year.