More than 30 people attended a public hearing on a proposed tax hike Thursday night with seven speaking in opposition to the plan and asking the commissioners to find other options for cutting the budget. The BOC is proposing increasing the millage rate by 1.75 mills to 9.9. This will mean an additional $70 in taxes per $100,000 in property value. This would mean a person who owns a $300,000 home would owe an additional $210 in taxes.
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