As expected the 8.5% increase was significantly reduced to a much more moderate 3.5% increase. Further some of this will be covered by the continued growth of the market value of Rochester. Contrary to common belief the market value of Rochester has never gone down in recent years. This speaks to the vibrancy of our economy.
LGA remains the major story of tax increase in Rochester. Slide #12 shows you the utter lie that was “no new taxes.”
Here is a very nice presentation that Steven Kvenvold gave on the Rochester budget.