Letter to the Editor: City should not raise property taxes by 1%


Last updated 10/13/2021 at 11:39am

Given the financial challenges that some in our community are facing and the continued inflation overall in our economy, there is no need for the City to collect an additional 1% in property taxes. The reserves are double what is required by adopted policy and City income is projected to increase in 2022.

My husband and I have lived in Mukilteo for 25 years, so we have seen the City go through many financial ups and down. The allowable property tax increase should be saved for a time when there is a definite need not just because it "would be nice to do these one-time projects." Many of u...

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