BREAKING NEWS

Shooting at Trump rally is being investigated as assassination attempt, AP sources say

City Council proposes property tax hike, but tells BX residents to focus on the positives

Bronx residents are potentially going to see an increase in their property tax bills, but the City Council is trying to remind them it could be worse.While the council could raise taxes by as much as

News 12 Staff

Nov 30, 2006, 2:53 PM

Updated 6,435 days ago

Share:

Bronx residents are potentially going to see an increase in their property tax bills, but the City Council is trying to remind them it could be worse.While the council could raise taxes by as much as 5 percent, it is only suggesting a 2 percent increase. It would mean an average savings of $90 for Bronx residents. To make up the difference, the City Council proposed hitting up businesses and utilities for more. The City Council says the proposal would mean $127 million in tax relief for co-op, condo and single-family home owners.One City Council member says that even though Bronx residents will benefit next year, they are still waiting for larger property tax breaks promised after the post-September 11 tax hike.


More from News 12
0:42
Shooting at Trump rally is being investigated as assassination attempt, AP sources say

Shooting at Trump rally is being investigated as assassination attempt, AP sources say

2:17
Sunny, hot and humid Sunday on Long Island

Sunny, hot and humid Sunday on Long Island

1:46
‘Lives are forever changed.’ One year since bombshell arrest of alleged Gilgo Beach serial killer

‘Lives are forever changed.’ One year since bombshell arrest of alleged Gilgo Beach serial killer

2:16
Water damage forces Hempstead woman out of her apartment

Water damage forces Hempstead woman out of her apartment

0:34
Advisory issued against bathing at 76 Long Island beaches

Advisory issued against bathing at 76 Long Island beaches

0:31
Police: 3 people injured following multi-vehicle crash in West Islip

Police: 3 people injured following multi-vehicle crash in West Islip

0:26
Officials: Car pulled from water in Islip Marina

Officials: Car pulled from water in Islip Marina

1:45
NY AG's Office releases body cam video of fatal police-involved shooting in Bay Shore

NY AG's Office releases body cam video of fatal police-involved shooting in Bay Shore

2:40
Gilgo Case: Suffolk DA speaks with News 12 ahead of one-year anniversary of Heuermann’s arrest

Gilgo Case: Suffolk DA speaks with News 12 ahead of one-year anniversary of Heuermann’s arrest

2:08
Blueprints of Heuermann home detail where pieces of evidence were found

Blueprints of Heuermann home detail where pieces of evidence were found

0:41
Spokesperson: Bomb threat called into district office of Rep. D'Esposito in Garden City

Spokesperson: Bomb threat called into district office of Rep. D'Esposito in Garden City

2:32
4 Stop & Shops to close on Long Island

4 Stop & Shops to close on Long Island

0:21
Police: Nurse at Nassau University Medical Center punched in the face by patient

Police: Nurse at Nassau University Medical Center punched in the face by patient

2:10
How to spot scams, fake listings on Amazon Prime Day 2024

How to spot scams, fake listings on Amazon Prime Day 2024

0:23
2 Suffolk schools chance mascot names to comply with state ban on Native American mascots

2 Suffolk schools chance mascot names to comply with state ban on Native American mascots

0:29
Bellport man accused of cutting off dog’s ears, leading to its death

Bellport man accused of cutting off dog’s ears, leading to its death

0:35
NY Office of Cannabis Management issues recall for ‘Sky High’ brand marijuana products

NY Office of Cannabis Management issues recall for ‘Sky High’ brand marijuana products

0:26
Gov. Hochul distributes extra resources to Long Island beaches to monitor for sharks

Gov. Hochul distributes extra resources to Long Island beaches to monitor for sharks

2:22
PSEG LI, Island Harvest partner for ‘Power to Feed’ food drive

PSEG LI, Island Harvest partner for ‘Power to Feed’ food drive

0:16
Officials: 3 rescued from boat in Oyster Bay Harbor

Officials: 3 rescued from boat in Oyster Bay Harbor