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City to Maintain Property Tax Rate

May 10th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

The city of Cumberland is close to wrapping up its budget process- with the council planning to maintain the property tax rate while holding the line on fees for water, sewer and  trash service.  Thanks in large part to an infusion of $20 million in federal American Rescue Plan funds- the city is looking at a $2.3 million budget surplus.  With the city’s fiscal picture as healthy as it has been in decades, Mayor Ray Morriss was asked if the council considered a tax cut…