By Julie Ann Madden
For the first time in more than a decade, Akron has a lower tax rate.
“We dropped our tax rate almost 2 percent,” Akron City Administrator Dan Rolfes told councilors at their Feb. 28 meeting.
In looking at the county’s FY 2017 Tax Rolls, Akron had the highest tax rate of all Plymouth County cities.
“That was something we wanted to address,”