Council adopts 36 percent property tax hike

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By Carol A. Clark

County councilors expressed surprise and dismay when realization hit that they must approve a 36 percent property tax increase that will affect residents in November.

“During the annual budget cycle council can increase or decrease the rate and council did not make any change to that last budget cycle,” Chief Financial Officer Steve Lynne said. “The last formal action council took on mill levy rates was in 1992.”

Read the full story in today's Los Alamos Monitor.