To assess municipalities for the cost of county government and county services, or to reimburse the state for the assumption of the costs of abolished counties.

How were the assessments determined?

Assessments for operating county governments are allowed to increase by 2 1/2 percent over the prior year actual. The 2004 proposed EQVs are used in the calculation.

Why did the assessments change?

Assessments should not change between budget proposals.

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