News: Truth in Taxation meeting is November 29

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Contact: Carolyn Marinan, Communications, 612-348-5969

Hennepin County budget (Truth in Taxation) meeting is November 29

Hennepin County will hold a public meeting on the proposed 2017 budget and property tax levy – commonly called the Truth in Taxation meeting – at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, November 29. The meeting location is the County Board Room on the 24th floor of the Hennepin County Government Center, at 300 S. Sixth Street in downtown Minneapolis.

The county proposes a 2017 budget of $1.9 billion – a decrease of 2.57 percent, from the 2016 adjusted budget. It proposes a property tax levy of $759.4 million – an increase of $32.6 million, or 4.49 percent, from the net property tax levy in 2016.

The budgets and levies for the Hennepin County Regional Railroad Authority and Hennepin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority also will be discussed at the meeting.

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Free parking is available for residents attending the meeting in the underground ramp at the Government Center after 5 p.m. The ramp entrance is on Third Avenue between Fifth and Sixth streets. 

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