Council won't raise tax levy for 2012

By Patrick Fisher Staff Writer

Zero percent increase.

That is what the New Prague City Council unanimously approved for its preliminary property tax levy for 2012. The action came at its Tuesday, Sept. 6, meeting.

Under state guidelines the city needs to adopt a preliminary property tax levy by Thursday, Sept. 15. It establishes the maximum property tax levy that can be considered by the council through the budget process. Also, once adopted it cannot be increased, only lowered.

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