The budget features a one-time windfall being used to create a brand new Outagamie County business loan fund. County Executive Nelson says the fund will be one of just a handful in the state.
He also says for the second straight year, the budget will save home-owners money by reducing county property taxes by just over 1 percent.
"I am very proud to announce today that for the first time in 6 years, the budget features a cut in the tax rate, he says. "And despite current law, refuses to a levy a maximum allowable limit, thereby saving taxpayers approximately 2 and a half million dollars."
That figure breaks down to an average savings of $7.71 per household in Outagamie county.