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December 5, 2012

Snyder County faces 1-mill tax hike; Montour County holds the line

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Montour County

In Montour County, real estate taxes will remain at 3.349 mills and the per capita tax will stay at $5.

The commissioners, who adopted the tentative budget, expect to adopt a 2013 budget at 1 p.m. Dec. 27 in the courthouse.

Until then, the budget will remain on display in the courthouse.

In order to underwrite the 2012 budget, the commissioners increased real estate taxes by one-tenth of a mill because real estate values had remained flat. County employees didn’t receive raises in 2012.

The 2013 budget contains a 2 percent cost-of-living raise for everyone including elected officials and members of the bargaining unit, commissioners Chairman Trevor Finn said.

The 2013 budget will have a $193,000 carryover from this year.

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