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Administration wants to raise property taxes

Published On: Oct 23 2012 07:00:00 PM CDT
Updated On: Oct 24 2012 02:01:14 PM CDT

Property owners in Reading may be digging a little deeper next year.

READING, Pa. -

Property owners in Reading may be digging a little deeper next year.

Mayor Vaughn Spencer's administration is asking to increase property taxes by 20 percent in next year's budget.

Spencer had previously been proposing a 15 percent increase.

Officials say the mayor and city council are still crunching the numbers and nothing has been finalized.