Caledonia residents will see the village portion tax bills increase .20 cents per $1,000 assessed value, a .33 percent compared to 2015.

The proposed mill rate for the village of Caledonia is $6.26 per $1,000 assessed value in 2016, an increase of .20 compared to the mill rate in 2015. This means a property owner whose home is valued at $250,000 would pay $1,565, an increase of $50 if their assessed value remained the same.

Click here to see the budget document:.2016 Proposed Caledonia Budget.

The proposal calls for spending $14.6 million, which includes the village general fund, enterprise fund, special revenue fund and capital projects in 2016, a 1.11 percent increase compared to 2015.

The amount property owners will pay collectively, also known as the tax levy, is set at $3.4 million, a 1.56 percent increase.

Caledonia village administrator Tom Christensen said the budget included adding two police officers and one highway department employee.


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Denise Lockwood has an extensive background in traditional and non-traditional media. She has written for, the Milwaukee Business Journal, Milwaukee Magazine and the Kenosha News.