Mayor’s property tax proposal wouldn’t overburden landlords

Municipal budget deliberations do not always make for the most compelling reporting or reading. But Salisbury Mayor Jake Day has proposed in his fiscal year 2018 budget one item that has generated pushback: He proposed to decrease the property tax rate on owner-occupied single-family dwellings in the city and to increase the rate on virtually every other property.

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Condo Questions: Conflict of interest compromises condo board president

Q: I live in a bare-land duplex bungalow-type condominium. The president of our condominium association has been aggressively promoting his employer to carry out a project in our complex. When he raised this at a board meeting, two members of the board pointed out to him that he was in a conflict of interest, and that he should leave the room while the board discussed the issue. He completely ignored these objections and carried on with his sales pitch.

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