June 23, 2018
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Holden tax rate to increase by 20 cents

By Nok-Noi Ricker, BDN Staff

HOLDEN, Maine — The town’s property tax rate will increase only slightly in the new fiscal year, according to Town Manager John Butts.

Residents approved the $2.37 million municipal budget for 2012-13 during the last week’s annual town meeting and the Town Council OK’d a $13.90 mill rate per $1,000 in property valuation on Monday.

“That was an increase from last year’s $13.70,” Butts said.

New Town Councilor David “Rod” Black was sworn in during Monday’s meeting. He replaces Joel Swanton, who decided not to seek re-election.

A story about last year’s tax rate was mistakenly run in the print edition of Friday’s Bangor Daily News.

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