Voters to Decide on Library Tax Increase

On May 23, the trustees of the Brentwood Public Library unanimously passed a resolution calling for an election on August 7 for an increase in the Library’s tax levy. The last increase was in 1984. Residents of the Brentwood Library District will be asked to consider Proposition L, which calls for an increase of a nickel from the current Library District tax rate of 25 cents. A 5 cent increase in the tax rate equates to an additional $19 annually on a $200,000 home. If passed, the tax increase would restore the library’s materials budget to the 2005 level, which is nearly … Continue reading Voters to Decide on Library Tax Increase