Montgomery Co. commissioners approve 11 percent tax hike

Montgomery County residents will shell out more in taxes next year.

Commissioners approved an 11 percent tax hike on Thursday.

The 2017 budget increases county spending from $391 million this year to $409 million.

Officials say, on average, homeowners will see about a $66 increase.

The new budget adds a new tax category to help fund Montgomery County Community College.
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