Phillips County Commissioners adopted the 2016 county budget Dec. The county mill levy has remained at 28. 28 since 1992. The commissioners again adopted the mill levy of 28. 28 but, because of the large increase in assessed value, have given a temporary tax credit of 0. 85, leaving a net mill levy of 27. 43.... Overall property tax collection will increase for the county by $309,832. The county general fund budget was increased from $3,089,726 in 2015 to $3,359,478 in 2016. Changes in the 2016 budget include limited capital expenditure requests, a flat... 1, 2000, will be adjusted for cost of living by 1 percent in 2016. The county’s health insurance increased 7 percent overall. The county provides five health plans, all carrying a deductible, which the county will again pick up in 2016. The county will pay 100 percent of the single plan for elected officials in 2016. The 911 board has applied for a surcharge increase to... If that increase is approved, the monies approved by the Town of Haxtun and City of Holyoke, plus additional surcharge monies, will allow the county to convert the half-time dispatch position at the Communications Center to a full-time position.