The tax rate for 2017 has been set. The rate for 2017 will be $32.11 per thousand dollars of property valuation. The rate for 2016 was $33.86. The rate for the Town went down from $11.36 to $10.04. The rate for the School District went up to $17.25 from $17.07. The State School rate went down from $2.44 to $2.08. The County rate went down from $2.99 to $2.74. The full breakdown of the tax rate is located on the Tax Collectors webpage in the left column.
Despite the reduction in rate most taxpayers will see the amount they pay will actually increase. This is due to the revaluation of property which was completed in the Spring of 2017. Tax bills will be mailed out soon.