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Maplewood Begins 2021 Budget Process With ‘Starting Point’ at 8% Tax Levy Increase

Maplewood officials are facing difficult choices as they begin their 2021 budget process, with a “starting point” budget that would represent an approximately 8% increase in the municipal tax levy.

Municipal taxes represent about 23-25% of your local tax bill, with the school district levy representing about 58-60% and Essex County . . .

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