If approved by Northumberland County Council, taxpayers in that area could see an increase of 1.91%, or about $11 on the median home.
County staff presented the 2018 draft budget on Wednesday, totalling $124 million.
The budget also includes a Dedicated Infrastructure Levy of 0.3%, which will go directly to projects for maintenance and construction of critical roads and bridges.
Some of the projects included in the budget are the construction of a transfer station for organic materials, in advance of waste collection program expansion in 2019, launch of the design process for a new Trent River crossing in Campbellford and the planning, design and construction of a new joint paramedic/fire base in Trent Hills.
Councillors will now review the entire budget and will vote on the spending plan at the January 24th meeting.