Government
Katie Morford Scandia Reporter The 2015 budget and tax levy was one several topics discussed by the Scandia City Council at the Dec. 3 council work session. Currently, the budget includes a 2.14 percent levy increase for 2015. The total proposed levy is $2.22 million, up from $2.17 million in 2014. ...Read More
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Alicia Lebens Stillwater Gazette The typical homeowner in Washington County can expect an increase in county property taxes, in part due to a 13.7 percent increase in the median value of residential properties last year. For homeowners who saw a higher-than-average value increase, the tax rate will ...Read More
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The Forest Lake City Council voted 3-2 at its Dec. 15 meeting to remove around $540,000 from its preliminary 2015 general fund budget, bringing it in line with the similar cut from its preliminary levy of made last week. The biggest single source of the cuts comes from utilizing an expected surplus ...Read More
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The Forest Lake City Council voted 3-2 at its Dec. 15 meeting to remove just under $550,000 from its preliminary 2015 budget, bringing it in line with the similar cut from its preliminary levy made last week. The biggest single source of the cuts comes from utilizing an expected surplus of $230,000 ...Read More
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Forest Lake city staff released today the proposed cuts and adjustments to its 2015 final budget, which would put the budget in line with the 2015 final property tax levy of $8.35 million approved on Dec. 8. To balance the budget, the city must cut approximately $590,000 from its preliminary 2015 bu...Read More
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The Wyoming City Council met in a final work session to determine the 2015 city budget and the 2015 city levy. The meeting was scheduled for 4 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9 (after press time). The goal was to try to shave bits from proposed line items to keep the 2015 levy flat. Councilwoman Linda Yeager [.....Read More
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