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By Lucas Walsh
Cheney Free Press 

Levy hearing held at city council meeting


Last updated 11/4/2022 at 9:48am

CHENEY – In a public hearing for the 2023 tax levy, finance director Cindy Niemeier proposed changes to levy lift. Oct. 25.

“The tax levy, as a whole, is a property tax levy and its how government in general is funded.” Niemeier said.

“There was a state law passed a few years ago that limited how much a resident’s property taxes can increase. From 2021 to now, the tax payer’s property values went up 36% on average. That doesn’t mean that property taxes go up by the same amount, because of that state law limit.”

Residents voted to pass a permanent levy at $3.10 in 2015. Th...

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