Warren County Board of Supervisors announce a tax adjustment

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The Warren County Board of Supervisors (WCBS) announced that they authorized the County Administrator to advertise a real estate tax of 54 cents from the previous 49 cents.

That adjustment is a 10 percent increase.

The personal property tax rate will raise 9 percent to $4.36 from $4.00.

Funding of the police fire and rescue was the reason sighted by several supervisors.

Public safety and public-school needs are a top priority in this situation.

North River District Supervisor Rich Jamieson put it in perspective in the email release stating that it is a highly unusual situation with revenue going down while inflationary pressures are driving costs up.

Jamieson went on to say that the board is facing a wider gap that poses higher challenges than normal when it comes to public safety according to the email.

Warren County has not had a real estate tax increase since 2019.

A public hearing on the matter has been announced for April 9 at the Warren County Government Center with additional details to come.

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