Montevideo levy will decrease by 1.19 percent
MONTEVIDEO -- The city of Montevideo is proposing a 2009 tax levy that decreases 1.19 percent from 2008.
During Tuesday's council meeting, the Montevideo City Council approved a 2009 levy worth $1,537,267 and a budget worth $12,188,415. The budget is an $116,585 decrease from 2008.
City Manager Steve Jones said the city won't encounter any new costs to the budget for 2009, but it will face increases in health care and the salaries of city staff.
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