The FY2018 operating and capital budgets were adopted on May 23rd. The operating budget of $133,800,975 keeps all tax rates at their FY2017 levels. Water and Sewer rates increased 2.5% in the FY2018 budget. Centreville, Millington, and Sudlersville elected for a tax differential rate. The Board of Education has been funded at the required Maintenance of Effort level, an increase of $1.3 million over last year’s funding level. The capital budget of $37.5 million includes a $15.1 bond sale. $6.4 million for Board of Education capital projects and continued funding of the new Circuit courthouse is also included in the capital budget for FY2018.