Clinton Council adopts balanced, no-tax-increase budget

Meeting Monday night, the Clinton City Council unanimously approved the proposed budget for the new fiscal year that begins on Wednesday, July 1st.

The budget includes two percent pay raises for city employees, and does not increase the property tax rate, but the exact rate will not be known until next month, as the state has to certify it following recently-completed property value reappraisals. That new tax rate will be rate that brings in the same amount of revenue as the current property taxes.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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