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Berks County property taxes will increase by 6.3 percent to 7.372 mills under the $463.6 million 2013 budget the commissioners adopted today in a 2-1 vote.
That amounts to $43.70 annually for a property assessed at $100,000.
The tax hike, which is expected to raise about $7.7 million, is the first in eight years.
Commissioner Mark C. Scott voted against the spending plan.
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