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Kingston looking at 5-cent tax hike

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By The Staff

By JENNIFER RAYMOND

rcraymond@bellsouth.net

Kingston officials have worked more with the city’s proposed 2008-09 fiscal budget, and it looks like residents can expect a 5-cent increase in the property-tax rate.

The increase would mean a tax rate of $1.35 per $100 valuation.

“It’s a whole lot better to raise taxes 5 cents each year than raise it 20 cents at one time,” Mayor Troy Beets said.

“It sets more of a base for the future,” he added.


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