Burlington Council Agrees to 42-Cent Tax Increase
The Burlington City Council agreed last night to raise property taxes 42-cents-per-thousand dollars.
It had been considering a 60-cent increase.
Here’s what will be cut…
Police Department- $20,000
Fire Department- $25,000
Demolition Fund- $30,000
(potentially) The Bees- $25,000
Maintaining of two parking lots- $65,000
$46,000-plus over two years by requiring 48 non-union city workers to contribute 2.5% of their salaries to their health insurance premiums.
The Library will not be cut again, but may in fiscal year ’16.