County tax hike comes with more deputies

Supervisors OK hires, but hold back funding

Mark Ridolfi, NSP Assistant Editor
Posted 2/26/19

An additional million dollars for mental health and more money to hire sheriff’s deputies contributed to a 2019-20 Scott County budget that boosts the property tax levy 5.7 percent, and gives taxpayers the county’s first tax rate increase in at least a decade.

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