The City Council Monday night is scheduled to establish the mil rates for the budget year starting July 1 after approving a spending plan that calls for no tax increase. The item is listed for immediate consideration on the Monday night agenda. See here. The tax rate for real estate and personal property is 54.37. It is expected to remain the same for the new budget year.
A public hearing will also take place “Authorizing the Transfer and Redevelopment of 340 Cherry Street and 1565 Railroad Avenue” as an amendment to the West End Municipal Development Plan, in the development area of the ongoing Cherry Street Lofts.
School board member Maria Pereira and Superintendent of Schools Aresta Johnson are also scheduled to address the council during the public speaking portion that starts 6:30 to highlight the deep cuts facing city schools.