Jefferson County Legislators call for tax hike in their proposed budget
Jefferson County legislators have begun their annual budget talks.
The Watertown Daily Times reports this morning that the budget proposal unveiled Monday does include a tax increase for homeowners. The proposed $245 million plan increases the tax levy by $2 million. The tax rate would increase to $6.56 per $1000 of assessed value. That marks a 19 cent increase over the current tax rate.
County lawmakers will go over the proposed budget and make any changes before passing a final spending plan by mid November.
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