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Property Tax Increase Likely, Wittmer Says

Posted: Wednesday, April 13th, 2011 at 6:29 am
Author: KNIA/KLRS News-Shaylon Cochran

Pella Schools Superintendent Mark Wittmer says taxpayers can expect a slight increase in property taxes this year to help with school funding. He says because of proposed zero-percent allowable growth from the state and increasing deficits in the special education budget, the Board will levy a 24-cent increase from $13.99 to $14.23 per 1,000.