City to adopt 2017-18 budget, tax rate Monday

The Mount Vernon City Council is expected to take official action to adopt the 2017-18 budget and set the 2017 tax rate to help fund it during a special meeting and workshop at 6 p.m. Monday, September 25.

The Council voted down a  proposed tax increase for the 2017-18 fiscal year, leaving the city with last year’s tax rate, $.604382, for the fourth consecutive year. See the September 21 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for more information.