The Cape May County Freeholders are going to host a public hearing tonight on the proposed budget. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. The introduced county budget for 2011 is $143.7 million reflecting an increase of $1.8 million. The county tax levy rose from $92.4 million to $93.7 million. Balancing the budget uses $12.1 million of the county’s $24.2 million surplus. The budget is available on the county website at capemaycountygov.net.