Adam Carlson Unleased, Part II
August 5, 2020
Recap: Adam is describing the taxing and spending authority of county government and how the commissioners find a balance.
“Mills' values can change if their value goes up or down. We can spend different dollar amounts for certain services without going to ask for an increase in the mill levy. Property taxes are based on the square footage of your home or acreage. Individuals that live within the city also pay city taxes. Most of the county expenditures are paid by the agricultural community. The people that live east of Roundup pay most of the taxes and have the smallest voice come elec...