The recent debate over the proposed 23% property tax increase has overshadowed another double digit increase due to go into effect on October 1.
The proposed property tax increase, if adopted, will bring in an additional $8 million annually, beginning October 1.
The fire service fee, which is set to increase by 26.9%, will bring in an additional $5.9 million annually, beginning October 1.
Together, these increases will hit residents and businesses with an additional $13.9 million in taxes and fees.
The table below shows each “customer class” with the associated increase. Click on chart to enlarge.
Residential customers will see a 26.6% increase, Commercial customers (small businesses) will see a 32% increase and government affiliated buildings will pay an additional 39.9%.