The Madison County Treasurer is calling for a bigger reduction in the county’s tax levy.  Earlier this week, Madison County Board Chairman Alan Dunstan said the budget being proposed this month represents a property tax levy that is 2.3% lower than the current year.  Kurt Prenzler says it could go even lower, calling for a reduction of 10 percent.

Prenzler tells The Big Z that is because the county traditionally levies for more than what is needed.

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The budget being brought before the board at its November meeting is for just over $129-million.  Last year’s budget was for $130.3-million.  The budget will be voted on at the board’s November 18th meeting.


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