Tompkins County Budget Forum
ITAHCA (WENY)--- The Tompkins County Legislature is holding its annual Community Budget forum Thursday.
The public information meeting covers the ins and outs of the potential 2014 budget As we've reported, the potential budget comes with a 3.54 percent tax levy increase.
That's less than the 4% levy goal set by the Legislature. It is above the states 2.3 percent property tax cap. The property tax rate would rise, resulting in the $21 dollar increase to the owner of an average home.The Community budget forum is at the County Legislature Chambers on 121 East Court Street in Ithaca. The meeting starts at 7 tonight.