The Watertown-Mayer School Board approved the district’s 2014 tax levy and budget during its regular meeting on Monday, Dec. 16. The toal levy for 2014 is $5,601,272.49, which is 0.31 percent lower than the 2013 levy. The 2013 levy was $5,618,514.52. The total 2014 levy includes three parts — the general fund levy, Community Service [...]
The Watertown City Council approved a $1,942,343 tax levy for 2014 that was significantly lower than the preliminary levy that was set in September, but $45,000 higher than the proposed levy that was presented to the Council at the meeting. In a series of budget workshops, the City Council had trimmed the $2.03 million preliminary [...]
Release of the November state budget forecast on Thursday, Dec. 5, showed a projected $1 billion budget surplus.
The Watertown City Council approved the city’s 2013 general fund budget and tax levy during its Dec. 11 meeting. The 2013 general fund budget is nearly identical to the 2012 budget, but the overall tax levy will rise 3.9 percent to $1.8 million due to an increase in the debt service levy. The 2013 general [...]
Carver County Administrator David Hemze released a 2013 Budget recommendation that relies on budget cuts and holding the line on spending to decrease the amount of County taxes on an average-value home. The recommended 2013 Budget follows the direction given by the County Board of Commissioners to reduce the tax impact on the average-value home, [...]