Herkimer County Legislature passes 2020 budget

The Herkimer County Legislature unanimously passed their 2020 budget.

Posted: Dec 11, 2019 11:17 PM

HERKIMER, N.Y. - The Herkimer County Legislature unanimously passed their 2020 budget.

The $103,284,573 budget carries a $25,772, 406 property tax levy, making it a 3.5% decrease from the previous year and the overall property tax rate is down 6.13%.

The drop in taxes is partly because of the new Herkimer County Jail being built on Route 28.

New York Coronavirus Cases

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Confirmed Cases: 369660

Reported Deaths: 29710
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