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January 18, 2018

1/3/2018 12:16:00 PM
Dodge County closes out year

By Gretta Becay

Keeping their promise of minimizing the property tax increase for next year, the Dodge County Commissioners approved a 3.7 percent increase for 2018 at their meeting Dec. 26. The preliminary budget approved in September called for a 7 percent increase.

The largest percentage increase goes to road repair and maintenance, something the state has long delayed providing funds for, lamented County Commissioner John Allen.

Always the most vocal opponent to tax increases, he explained, "We're trying to take care of Dodge County and the roads."

The three biggest portions of the county's budget are law enforcement, the highway department and human services, not in that order.

Before the budget was approved, the commissioners opened a Truth in Taxation hearing.

A few people came to that portion of the meeting who had questions about the uptick in the market values of their homes.

County Administrator Jim Elmquist explained that three staff members from the assessor's office were available to answer questions about specific properties.

Read the rest of the story in the print edition of the Star Herald.


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