As the end of the year approaches, many government bodies are prepping their tax levies for the coming year.  St. Louis County is no exception - with the final vote on next years budget scheduled for Tuesday, December 18.

In advance of that meeting and vote, the county is giving the general public one last chance to voice their concerns at a series of meetings scheduled for November 29 and December 7.  (Or, two last chances - as it would be)

The meetings will start with a presentation of next years budget.  Back in September, the St. Louis County Board set the maximum levy for 2019 at $136.7 million.  As it presently sits, that represents about a 3.45 % increase over last year; the two remaining factors that could change that increase would be growth in the property tax base and the eventual outcome from the public hearings.

Here is the information about the two scheduled sessions:

  • Thursday, November 29 - 7:00 PM in the Virginia Courthouse - lower level conference room.
  • Thursday, December 6 - 7:00 PM in the County Board Room - on the second floor of the Duluth Courthouse.