City budget includes proposed property tax increase
The proposed City of Batavia budget for 2011/12 includes an increase in the property tax levy, taking it up to $10.51 per thousand dollars of assessed value, an increase of 1.59 percent.
The owner of a $80,000 home would pay $13 more per year.
It's a 16-cent increase over the previous year.
Total anticipated revenue for the budget year is projected at $14,800,662.
In connection with release of the budget, the city is releasing a strategic plan. Part of the plan funded in the proposed budget is the creation of an economic development director with a salary of $55,000 to $70,000.
In the proposed budget, the water rate is scheduled to go up
23 13 cents to $4.31 per 1,000 gallons. (strke-thru is correcting a typo in original city press release)