Easton Going Another Year Without Tax Hike

Easton City Council on Wednesday approved a budget that holds taxes steady while taking on the burden of funding community revitalization programs abandoned by the state or struggling for self-reliance.

With no increase in the levy, the 2012 budget represented an easy victory for Mayor Sal Panto Jr., who had a like-minded council behind him and in November won a second consecutive term — and fourth overall — promising fiscal austerity.

Council unanimously approved the $28.8 million financial plan, which member Jeff Warren called a conservative budget for maintaining the tax rate at 24.95 mills

Read more:  http://www.mcall.com/news/local/easton/mc-easton-city-council-adotps-budget-20111214,0,1169263.story

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