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Property Tax Increase, 12-9 Vote In Green County, “Funds Are Needed To Increase Wages For County Employees” Lawmakers Say

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Property Tax Increase, 12-9 Vote In Green County, “Funds Are Needed To Increase Wages For County Employees” Lawmakers Say Photo From: WGRV 1340

In a report during the public hearing for Property Tax Increase, a 12-9 votes from Greene County Commissioners enabled the Property Tax Increase to be endorsed for the fiscal year 2024 budget.

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Property Tax Increase, 12-9 Vote In Green County, “Funds Are Needed To Increase Wages For County Employees” Lawmakers Say
Photo From: WGRV 1340

Property Tax Increase of Up To 30%

Greene County Budget and Finance Committee had initially passed a proposal for Property Tax Increase earlier in July. The proposal suggests for a 30% increase to give way to increase the wages of county employees, fire volunteers, their equipment and insurance cost. Extra fuds will also be needed for fuel and equipment.

According to a report, the County Mayor said that the major reason for Property Tax Increase is Inflation.

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Property Tax Increase in Greene County

Current wages for County employees are said to be at risk with the ongoing inflation which may result to massive resignations.

Greene County was given with certified tax rate from Comptroller’s office which means that the County should conduct public hearings before finalizing a property tax rate. The public hearings from Greene County started 5 pm last Monday. A total of 25 people were able to speak during the public hearing for Property Tax Increase.

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