Press "Enter" to skip to content

Recommendations could cost 30¢ hike in personal property rates

Gloucester residents could see what equates to a 30-cent increase in their personal property tax rates beginning in June if the county’s board of supervisors accepts the recommendation made by members of the Capital Improvement Project advisory committee.


CIP committee chair Tom Sawyer presented the committee’s recommendations for fiscal years 2015-19 to the Gloucester County Board of Supervisors during its meeting last Thursday night in the colonial courthouse. One of the main recommendations from the committee was using the personal property rate increase to finance a facilities maintenance/replacement fund.


During its Jan. 7 meeting, the board of supervisors made it clear that they wanted county administrator Brenda Garton to develop the next year’s budget with the assumption that there would be no tax increases levied on residents.


Gloucester Point district supervisor Chris Hutson, who serves on the CIP committee, said committee ...

To view the rest of this article, you must log in. If you do not have an account with us, please subscribe here.