City Budget

Mayor Proposes 11% Tax Hike

by Thomas Breen | Mar 2, 2018 5:49 pm | Comments (74)

Mayor Toni Harp is calling for a 11 percent tax increase and a $1 million reduction in the rainy day fund in a proposed new city budget that she described as the most difficult one she has ever had to draft.

It includes 11 new positions and assumes the city will receive millions of dollars in new contributions from big not-for-profits like Yale and labor union concessions.

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