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Milwaukee County's Finance Committee Proposes $30 Wheel Tax

The county board finance committee rejected the $60 wheel tax and instead proposed a $30 wheel tax added on to the vehicle registration fee.

The board voted unanimously to make the change from a $60 wheel tax to a $30 wheel tax.

The county board chairman outlined a plan to cut or take money from other projects.

He said he heard from the public a lot about the wheel tax, and tonight is last opportunity for the public to have their voice heard regarding the budget.

A public hearing is scheduled, and what the public says could be made into an amendment.

County Board Chairman Theodore Lipscomb outlined a plan to cut or take money from other projects.

He said he heard from the public a lot about the wheel tax, and tonight is last opportunity for the public to have their voice heard regarding the budget.

A public hearing is scheduled, and what the public says could be made into an amendment.

The chairman sent a letter to Abele last week asking him to attend. Abele's office says he has another obligation

Also on the agenda tonight, an approximately one and a half percent property tax hike that some are not happy with.

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