Lancaster Budget Proposal Causing Concerns

Residents of Lancaster County voiced their concerns during a public hearing on the proposed $51.2 million budget plan. While some questioned the substantial increase in taxes, others expressed support for the budget, attributing the rise to property assessments. County administrator Don Gill clarified that the proposed tax rate of $0.55 could still be adjusted lower. The budget allocates funds across various categories, including education, public safety, and community development.