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WASHTENAW COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
PUBLIC NOTICE OF HEARING
ON THE PROPOSED INCREASE IN PROPERTY TAXES FOR 2021
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, that the Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners will hold a Public Hearing on the Proposed 2021 Millage which includes a total proposed increase of 0.1893 mill to realize the net impact of the change in State Equalized Valuation to the limit permitted by the Headlee Amendment which includes a 0.0947 mill increase to realize the net benefit of revenues from the State Liquor Tax, and 0.0000 mill change to realize the net benefit of revenues from the State Cigarette Tax, all of which will enable the County to establish its operating millage at 4.3780 mills, Parks & Recreation at 0.4676 mills, Natural Areas at 0.2490 mills, Roads at 0.4981 mills, Enhanced Emergency Communications System at 0.1922 mills, Veteran’s at 0.0966 mills, Mental Health & Public Safety at 0.9753 mills, and Conservation District at 0.0199 mills.
The Board of Commissioners has complete authority to establish the number of mills to be levied from within its authorized millage rate limitation.
If adopted, the proposed additional millage will increase operating revenues from ad valorem property taxes 2.75% over such revenues generated by levies permitted without holding a hearing. If the proposed additional millage rate is not approved the operating revenue will increase by only 0.83% over the preceding year’s operating revenue.
The Hearing will be held on Wednesday, May 19th, 2021, to be held during a virtual, remote meeting of the Board of Commissioners via zoom at 6:45 p.m. Those interested in providing comment, observing the public hearing, or observing the meeting can do so by using the following meeting information to participate:
Participate via Zoom: https://washtenaw.me/BOCZoom,
Participate via Phone: dial 1 (312) 626-6799,
webinar ID: 924 4462 0326, passcode: 576150
All citizens of Washtenaw County shall have the opportunity to provide written and oral comments and to ask questions concerning the proposed operating millage.