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Commissioners Vote To Continue Incremental Reduction In Property Tax Rate

March 9th, 2015 by WCBC Radio

The Allegany County Commissioners Thursday voted unanimously to pass a resolution continuing the county’s incremental reduction in the property tax rate that has been going on for the past four years. The resolution will reduce the rate by one tenth of a cent each year through fiscal year 2019.  In actual numbers, it’s estimated the reduction will see approximately $41,000 fewer dollars coming into county coffers and only a very small reduction for taxpayer’s year-by-year.  Although largely symbolic, the reduction will bring the county’s property tax rate down to the equivalent of 1991 levels according to County Administrator David Eberly.  Commissioner Creade Brodie Jr….


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