No tax increase for city residents

The Perry City Council is holding the line on property taxes for city residents, but is eyeing incremental fee increases for some utility services.

“I remember so well the last time this chamber was packed with people who were upset about utility increases we were going to have to make and everyone asked why not make small adjustments all along instead of one big adjustment at a time. I would much rather raise fees a little at a time as needed rather than one big jump,” Council Don Cook said during recent budget discussions.

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