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Ortiz foretells huge tax hike

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By Don Pace

San Miguel County Treasurer Alfonso Ortiz told county commissioners Tuesday that there will be a nearly 30 percent increase in property taxes for east-side homeowners beginning Nov. 1.

“One issue that you will be hearing about is residents in the Las Vegas City Schools district will be seeing close to a 30 percent increase,” Ortiz said.

Ortiz said he spoke with East school district financial adviser Al Clemmons of George K. Baum & Co., who explained that an error was made last year related to subsidized spending with general obligation dollars.


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