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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The Little Falls School Board voted Monday to increase the district’s levy by 4.13 percent, not exceeding the proposed levy certified in September. School levies are set by state formula or are approved by the voter                               [...]...Read More
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By Terry Lehrke, News Editor As it has for the past eight years, the Pierz City Council agreed Monday to a 0 percent increase in the city’s levy. It will remain flat at $280,515. The city showed a $104,000 surplus last year and after a budget meeting, where some one-time increases in the budget w...Read More
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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer The Royalton School Board approved the 2014 levy at a 4.8 percent increase at the School Board meeting, Dec. 16. The total levy will be $1.125 million. This is the amount that was aproved in the preliminary levy. A public hearing was held prior to the regular board me...Read More
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The Upsala School Board approved the final 2013 levy, payable in 2014, at a decrease of 1.39 percent at the School Board meeting, Dec. 18. “The decrease comes to $12,044.53,” said Supt. Gery Arndt. “We are very happy about the decrease,” said Board President Dean Peterson. “We’d love to ...Read More
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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 lar...Read More
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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer Lake Alexander Lake Improvement District president Kevin Flatau revealed to the County Board Tuesday, that the levy for residents of the lake will be reduced in 2014 to $10 from a 2013 fee of $261. “We treated less acreage this year because of the late spring and th...Read More
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Residents can have their say at truth in taxation meetings By Terry Lehrke, News Editor Between now and the end of December, cities, school districts and the county will hold public hearings known as Truth in Taxation meetings. While many cities, school districts and townships kept 2014 preliminary...Read More
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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 $71,1...Read More
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By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer     When Royalton’s 2013 levy came up for a vote at Tuesday’s meeting, Council Member Ron Verley presented his proposal to maintain the levy at the 2012 rate. After passing out a packet of information prepared in part by City Clerk Carol Madsen, Verley ...Read More
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Neither school district currently has a voter-approved levy  By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Both the Royalton and Sauk Rapids-Rice school districts are asking taxpayers to pass operating levies Tuesday. Royalton to fund technology, textbooks and transportation; Sauk Rapids-Rice to fund transportation...Read More
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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...Read More
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