News.Dutchess 6.52% tax levy hike OK’d

POUGHKEEPSIE — Dutchess County lawmakers on Monday adopted a $100.78 million property tax levy with a 6.52 percent increase of $6.17 million.

The levy and accompanying tax rates were approved during a county Legislature meeting a week after it adopted a $400.89 million budget carrying a 1.09 percent increase of $4.33 million.

Northern Dutchess town tax rates per $1,000 assessed valuation for Red Hook, Rhinebeck, and Milan are $2.83 for an 11.42 percent increase of 29 cents; Hyde Park at $6.16 for a 9.03 percent increase of 51 cents; and Pine Plains at $7.92 for a 9.09 percent increase of 66 cents.
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