by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer The Morrison County Board finalized the 2014 levy and budget with unanimous votes for a levy with an increase of 2.33 percent and a budget with a 1.9 percent increase, Tuesday. The levy was approved at $16.6 million. The general fund will receive $9.2 million, the largest share, a 2.72 [...]
Release of the November state budget forecast on Thursday, Dec. 5, showed a projected $1 billion budget surplus.
Final levy can go down, but not up by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer The Morrison County Board of Commissioners approved preliminary figures for the 2014 levy and budget at its meeting, Tuesday. “The budget committee has met numerous times to go over budget requests for 2014, and recommend approving this preliminary levy/budget,” said [...]
By Tina Snell, Staff Writer While the city of Randall voted to raise its preliminary 2013 levy by 5.8 percent to $140,400, the Council voted Wednesday to reduce the amount to the same level as 2012. The levy will remain at $135,000. The Council expects receipts to all its funds to increase by $71,198, or 3.8 [...]
The proposed levy may decrease by Dec. 11 By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The city of Motley’s 2013 preliminary levy was approved by the City Council at Tuesday’s meeting. It will increase by less than 1 percent to all residents. The preliminary levy for 2013 was approved at $328,509, up from $325,460 in 2012. The general fund, [...]