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December 27, 2012
ACGC, Minn., school officials approve levy decrease of 1.6%
COMSOS — The school levy will be decreasing 1.6 percent next year in the Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City School District. The board certified the $2,406,269 levy last week following a Truth-in-Taxation hearing. The 2012 levy, which is payable in 2013, is $40,781 less than the previous...
December 27, 2012 - 11:01pm
December 11, 2012
Modest levy increase for 2013 reviewed at Kandiyohi County, Minn.'s, truth in taxation hearing
WILLMAR — Kandiyohi County’s proposed $58.2 million budget for 2013, which is less than it was for the two previous years, was given a public...
December 11, 2012 - 11:21pm
December 10, 2012
NLS board certifies levy
NEW LONDON — The New London-Spicer School Board hosted the required truth-in-taxation hearing and certified the final 2013 local tax levy of $4,195,066.31 at the regular meeting Monday. The 2012 payable 2013 final levy is $155,382.55 or a 3.85 percent increase over the 2011 payable...
December 10, 2012 - 11:23pm
Willmar, Minn., school tax will drop 5 percent in 2013
WILLMAR — Property taxpayers in the Willmar School District could see the school portion of their tax bill fall about 5 percent next year. The Willmar School Board set the property tax levy for 2013 at $6.8 million Monday evening after a short Truth in Taxation hearing. The levy...
December 10, 2012 - 11:15pm
September 25, 2012
Willmar homecoming royalty crowned
September 25, 2012 - 12:00am
NLS School Board approves max levy; prelim numbers show 4.5 percent increase
NEW LONDON -- The New London-Spicer School Board approved certification Monday of the maximum 2012 levy payable in 2013. The preliminary tax levy will be finalized in December. As is the usual practice, Todd Netzke of School Management Services, the district's business management...
September 25, 2012 - 12:00am
Willmar School Board adopts preliminary tax levy
WILLMAR -- Members of the Willmar School Board adopted a preliminary tax levy Monday, agreeing to seek the maximum amount. The vote, which took place at a special meeting, marks "the first step" in a process that ends with property tax dollars returning to the School District for...
September 25, 2012 - 12:00am
September 22, 2012
Willmar School Board plans special meeting Monday to approve prelim. levy
WILLMAR -- The property tax levy for the Willmar School District could drop about 5 percent next year. The School Board will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. Monday in the board room on the first floor of the Willmar Education and Arts Center, 611 Fifth St. S.W.
September 22, 2012 - 12:00am
September 10, 2012
Swift County Commissioners give preliminary approval to 3-percent levy increase
BENSON -- The Swift County Board of Commissioners gave preliminary approval Tuesday to a 3 percent increase in the 2013 levy. The total proposed levy for next year is $8.79 million, compared to $8.54 million this year. The $256,204 levy increase reflects, in part, the county's continually...
September 10, 2012 - 12:00am
July 14, 2012
EDC in WIllmar, Minn., to leave tax levy the same for fourth year in a row
WILLMAR -- For the fourth year in a row, the Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission has opted for no change in its property tax levy. Board members voted this week to leave the levy for the 2013 budget at the same level it has been for the past three...
July 14, 2012 - 12:00am
March 27, 2012
NLS budget cuts upped to $258K, technology levy spending outlined
NEW LONDON -- The New London-Spicer School Board was presented Monday with a slightly increased list of potential budget cuts for the 2012-13 school year. The list now totals $258,517, which is higher than the initially expected range of $130,000 to $200,000 because the district...
March 27, 2012 - 12:00am
December 12, 2011
Atwater, Minn., approves 4 percent levy increase
ATWATER -- The Atwater City Council approved a 4 percent levy increase for 2012. At its meeting this week, the council set the levy at $382,766, according to information from City Clerk Goldie Smith. The council also agreed to spend $1,021,243 next year, which is $215,246 higher...
December 12, 2011 - 12:00am
December 11, 2011
Willmar, Minn., School Board to meet Monday for workshop, tax hearing
WILLMAR -- The Willmar School Board will conduct its annual Truth in Taxation hearing at 6 p.m. Monday in the board room on the first floor of the Willmar Education and Arts Center. The board will also conduct a workshop session beginning at 4 p.m. Monday. The board will meet with...
December 11, 2011 - 8:00am
November 8, 2011
Voters in Minnesota's Redwood Valley district approve school levy
REDWOOD FALLS -- Voters in the Redwood Valley School District overwhelmingly voted for two ballot questions in today's election. Citizens in the district voted 1,422 to 181 to renew the current $500-per-pupil levy for 10 years, according to unofficial results, and voted 1,199 to...
November 8, 2011 - 10:30pm
Two school levy questions approved in Montevideo, Minn., district
MONTEVIDEO -- A two-question school operating levy has been approved today in this western Minnesota school district. Question 1, to revoke a $505-per-pupil levy and replace it with $700, was approved 1,542 yes to 690 no, according to unofficial results. Question 2, for an additional...
November 8, 2011 - 10:14pm