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State drops more costs onto towns

KENT — At the Kent Board of Finance meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 20, Treasurer Barbara Herbst said that the state will no longer fund the tax relief program for eligible elderly taxpayers. 

“The town will need to absorb the approximately $17,000 in property tax relief that this program provides,” Herbst said. “This program is mandated by the state, and the town is required to facilitate it.”

Herbst also said that the state will not fund the second half of the promised Town Aid Road grant. 

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