A decision by the Minnesota State Legislature this past session allows school districts to levy more money per pupil unit, and the NBAPS School Board took full advantage of that new authority at its Dec. 12 meeting. The decision wasn’t made without any contention, however. Board Members Randy Westby and Jay Falk voted against using [...]
Before the board delved into its regular agenda Dec. 12, it took time to recognize Board Chairwoman Kim Salo, who was attending her last meeting as a member of the school board for North Branch Area Public Schools. At the Nov. 20 school board meeting, Salo announced her resignation from the board; she cited a [...]
The final levy that the Harris City Council will send to the Chisago County treasurer for property taxes to be paid in 2014 will be the same amount as council the sent the prior year. Here’s how the numbers break down: $282,249 for the general fund, $90,000 for the water fund and $95,251 for the [...]
While Rush City’s property tax levy for 2014 is $15,000 more than this year’s levy, city budget planners were able to trim $5,000 from what was proposed in the fall. The impact on many homeowners will be less than $1.75 per month and a lower tax amount paid to the city than what has been [...]
Sen. Karin Housley is thinking about it. She will make the decision by early next year, she said, whether she intends to run for governor.