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May 17, 2016 6:21 PM

Richland County residents likely to see slightly higher taxes

Even with property tax increase, county likely will have to draw $1.5 million from savings to balance $163 million budget

Penny tax-related costs, employee health insurance, flood recovery among challenges to crafting coming year’s spending plan

2016-17 budget is ‘one of the toughest I’ve seen in a long time – maybe ever,’ county administrator Tony McDonald says

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