Millington to hold hearing on property tax rate hike
Three public hearings are scheduled for Tuesday, April 13 before the Millington Mayor and Council, including one on a proposed property tax increase.
The public hearings are set to begin at 6:30 p.m. While the meeting is closed to public attendance, those who wish to participate in the hearings may do so via conference call.
According to the town’s website, the call-in number is 701-802-5458. The access code is 415929.
The town is proposing to increase the property tax rate from 27.7 cents for every $100 of assessed value to 29.085 cents.This would be the first property tax increase since 2002, according to a legal notice.
The notice also states that town expenses have risen by more than 67% since 2002.
If approved, the new tax rate is expected to raise an additional $3,208 in revenue for the town.
A public hearing also is being held that evening on Resolution 2021-03, Amending the Stormwater Management Ordinance.
The third public hearing is being held on Resolution 2021-05, Amending the Vehicle and Traffic Ordinance, and Resolution
2021-07, Amending the Fee Schedule.
For more information, go to the town’s website millingtonmd.us, call the town office at 410-9283880 or email town firstname.lastname@example.org.