The Daily Times reports that Salisbury Mayor Jim Ireton has proposed raising the property tax rate to 1.5 cents. It hasn’t changed in four years and the city’s tax base has decreased by $221 million.
The Wicomico County Council has raised the income tax rate from 3.1 to 3.2 percent. It takes effect in 2013. And County Executive Rick Pollitt says he will propose a 7 cent increase to the property tax rates.