The Gloucester County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to adopt its $108.4 million FY 2012 budget Tuesday night in the colonial courthouse.
The proposed budget is balanced, with a real estate tax rate of 58 cents and a personal property tax rate of $2.60, both per $100 of assessed value, figures that remain unchanged from the current rates.
However, supervisors voted by a 5-2 margin last month to advertise a real estate tax rate of 61 cents, a three-cent increase, to allow flexibility in budget preparations.
All other tax rates have remained advertised at the same level where they are currently set.
Supervisors spent a good deal of time Tuesday night discussing a request made by supervisors Michelle Ressler (at-large) and Gregory Woodard (Ware) to take away some of the $45,000 allocated to the Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society to help fund the $12,960 worth of services to restore the mobile dental van that serves the county.
In the end, Woodard presented a compromise that ...
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