How long will this increase sustain the County?

The Utah Taxpayers Association recommends taxing entities raise rates through truth in taxation every five to eight years to address inflation. The County does not intend to increase property tax revenues every 5-8 years, but will instead evaluate whether additional revenues are needed to sustain programs and services every 5-8 years. 

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1. What types of services are paid for from the General and Municipal Funds?
2. Will this impact primary and secondary property owners differently?
3. When was the last time Summit County increased property tax revenues?
4. Will residents get to vote on this increase?
5. Why is a tax rate increase needed?
6. How will the community benefit from increased revenues?
7. How long will this increase sustain the County?
8. What will happen if the Council decides not to increase revenues?
9. Are there cost savings we haven’t realized yet? Have we tightened our belts enough?
10. Why is the County looking to raise property tax revenues when open space purchases are being made?