Council lowers tax levy increase

The New Prague City Council in a 4-1 vote approved the 2016 property tax levy collectible in 2017. The council at its Monday, Dec. 19, meeting decided to lower the total levy by $20,000 from the preliminary levy set in September. The levy will now be $3,997,000, which is an increase of $114,673 over the 2016 property tax levy. For more see an upcoming print issue of The New Prague Times.