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Municipal, Land Use, and Development – David Sunday and Lynn Dramnitzki

Municipalities are finding it increasingly difficult to fund the growing cost of local services and other municipal operations. Financial support from other orders of government is limited, while increases in property taxes often face stiff resistance from the electorate. While certain municipalities have been given special powers to assess and collect tax other than just property taxes, most municipalities must rely on property taxes as their principal means of funding many of the services they provide. Read more…

* * This article is intended only to inform or educate. It is not legal advice.  Be sure to contact a lawyer to obtain legal advice on any specific matter.

Originally published in Municipal WorldApril 2014.