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No tax increase expected
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Warren County’s property tax rate could once again remain the same, meaning the county could make it 13 years without a tax increase. The budget for fiscal year 2015-16 has passed committee and is headed for the full Warren County Commission.The county’s Financial Management Committee and Budget and Finance Committee met Tuesday and both unanimously accepted a budget that included no tax increase, a $2 salary adjustment for judicial commissioners, a 50-cent raise for all full- and part-time county employees, and donations to nonprofits.While Financial Management met at 3:30 p.m., Budget and Finance gave final approval at 5 p.m. Finance Department director Linda Hillis presented the consolidated budget during both meetings.“It looks like we should be fine for the year,” said Hillis. “Knock on wood.