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By Dom Cuzzolina
For the Herald 

Blair County Projects $1.89 Million Shortfall

Real estate tax will increase from 3.925 mills to 4.074 mills

 
Series: Blair County Budget | Story 1

Last updated 11/19/2019 at 12:44pm



The Blair County commissioners introduced on Tuesday, Nov. 12, the proposed 2020 budget with a shortfall covered, in part, by a property tax increase.

The general fund projections include revenue of $54.89 million with expenses amounting to $56.78 million, leaving a budget deficit of $1.89 million. That shortfall will be offset by an increase in millage rates and the use of unassigned excess general fund money.

The real estate tax will increase from 3.925 mills to 4.074 mills for 2020. This means a person whose property is valued at $100,000 will pay $14.90 more next year, an increase from...



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