2018 Budget Message
The Board of Supervisors adopted the 2018 Budget with income and expenses totaling $3,815,771 with no tax increase at their December 26, 2017 Regular meeting, as advertised. There will be a sewer rate increase of $40 annually. The last sewer rate increase was in 2014 in the amount of $40.
In 2018, the Board looks forward to continuing to improve deteriorating infrastructure by completing overlay projects. At this time roads projected for paving are Branch Road from Route 313 to Schwenkmill Road, Axehandle Road, Muskrat Road and West Rock Road.
Additional items planned for 2018 is the purchase of a backhoe to replace a 1999 model, replacement of a detention basin fence at the Country Hunt Development off of Branch Road and a park design concept at Iron Bridge Park.
The total Real Estate Tax rate will remain the same for the fourth consecutive year at 10.235 mills or approximately $409 for the average homeowner. The $409 per average assessed property is divided amongst General Fund ($269), Fire Protection ($40), Police Headquarters Debt Service ($50) and the Permanent Capital Improvement ($50). There was no increase to sewer service.
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