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Kingston budget OKed

The Kingston City Council has approved its budget for the fiscal year that begins on Friday. The budget approved this month leaves tax rates where they are and provides 2-percent raises for city employees.

The Council passed the budget 4-2 on second reading following a public hearing, during which no comments were made.

The property tax rate will remain at $1.45 per $100 of assessed value.

The Kingston’s water department’s budget was also approved and does not call for any increases.

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