Ocean County Tax Rate To Rise Less Than 1 Cent

pennyThe Ocean County tax rate would rise 0.9 cents, to 28.1 cents, this year, according to a preliminary draft of the 2011 budget the Board of Freeholders plan to introduce next week. Freeholder John C. Bartlett Jr., the director of finance on the all-Republican, five-member board, offered an overview at an agenda meeting Wednesday. He said the county’s anticipated $352.6 million budget is up $4.7 million, with $293.3 million to be raised in taxes, an increase of $6.2 million. Read more in APP.

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  1. Haha!
    Agree with anon.
    “Less than one cent” on top of a 27 cent tax is over 3% increase!
    But all the gullible sheep are thankful they didn’t take away more of your lunch money.
    Keep voting these (moderated) in.

  2. actually hte county budget is known to be one of the more stable and fiscally responsible ones. Much better than the twonshp and the BOE>

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