Laurel Council Looks to Move Forward With Budget, Revitalization Plan

Laurel Council meets tonight at 7 p.m.

The Laurel City Council tonight is expected to move forward with its budget for fiscal year 2013 and adopt an urban redevelopment plan.

Council members will hold a second public hearing on the 2013 budget. No major cuts or tax increases are expected as compared to last year, officials said. But the city is looking to partially .

A second public hearing and possible action will also be held for the city’s Urban Redevelopment Plan, which seeks to target residential areas for upgrades, improvements, and to ensure a balanced economy in the city.

The meeting will be held tonight at 7 p.m. at the

Dana Schwartz May 14, 2012 at 11:08 PM
By no "tax increases" I assume they mean no tax rate increases. What we actually pay is based on the tax "rate" and the assessed value of our property. So what is the bottom line of what they expect to take in next year? If it is higher or lower, then someone (us) will be paying more or less. Just saying tax rates won't change doesn't say much at all.


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