Tax increase hearing generates no comments

No citizens stepped forward to comment on an increase in the ad valorem property tax during a public hearing held Monday night by the Sunnyside City Council.

The proposal would increase the property tax levy by more than $50,800. The increase would be the maximum allowed, 2.645 percent. The usual maximum is 1 percent, but the city has some “banked” increase value from previous years, allowing a one-time higher maximum.

The increase would result in residents paying about 3 cents more per thousand dollars in assessed property, or about $6 on a $200,000 property, according to Finance Director David Layden.

The council will vote on the increase at its next meeting on Monday, Nov. 10.



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