New Kent Charles City Chronicle

News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | May 29, 2017

No speakers at budget hearings

By Andre Jones | April 11, 2017 10:29 pm

Citizens elected not to speak at respective hearings on county budgets for New Kent and Charles City County.

Monday’s board meeting in New Kent on the proposed $64.6 million operating budget yielded no comments. The real estate tax is expected to remain at 83 cents per $100 of assessed value while the property tax is projected at $3.75 per $100 for the upcoming year.

In Charles City Tuesday night, citizens elected to forgo remarks on the county’s $27.4 million budget. The real estate tax rate has been labeled to stay neutral at 76 cents per $100 of assessed value.