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Kicking the can down the road? Council OKs 4.7% tax hike despite concerns

May 26, 2023
Aerial view of downtown Rockville, Montgomery County, Maryland. Taken from the edge of the FAA-imposed flight restricted zone (FRZ) that surrounds Washington, DC.

The Montgomery County Council voted to approve a budget funded by a 4.7% tax increase Thursday, but some councilmembers are concerned this plan will cause problems for the county later down the road. “We are really going to face some fiscal challenges moving forward, especially if we hit a recession,” said councilmember Kate Stewart (D-Dist. 4).

Article Source: MOCO360

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