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Proposed City Budget Calls For Tax Increase - Brevard, NC


May 18, 2017

Brevard City Manager Jim Fatland’s proposed budget for the 2018 fiscal year calls for a tax increase of 1.5 cents, which would raise the tax from 48 cents to 49.5 cents.

Fatland presented his $28 million budget at Brevard’s City Council meeting on Monday night.

“The primary reason for the tax increase is to go to the fire department,” Fatland said.

“The fire department is showing an increase because of the night staffing proposal we brought to city council to add 5 p.m. to midnight to their services,” Fatland said. “Currently, we have two full-time fire fighters from other...

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