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City of Quincy looking at 3 percent property tax increase

4 months ago by Bob Gough

Levy falls short of paying pension obligations; General fund revenue will be needed

The Quincy City Council will consider a 3 percent property tax increase at its meeting next week.

At a special Finance Committee meeting late Wednesday afternoon, the Committee heard the administration’s plan for a $5.8 million levy, up from $5.655 million last year.

 The proposed tax rate of $1.0613 per $100 of assessed valuation is an increase from 99.359 cents.

Quincy Mayor Kyle Moore had considered three options to recommend to the Council, one of which was a 6 percent increase and the other was a flat levy.

The 3 percent increase will still require the City to use $215,516 out of the general fund to shore up the growing Police and Fire pension obligations. The City will levy $1.58 million for police pensions and $2.072 million for fire pensions. 

Along with the pensions, the levy also goes toward bond payments, the Quincy Public Library and the Historic Quincy Business District.


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RT @Dave_Matter: That's right: Haith told Mike Alden he was taking the Tulsa job via text message.