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County board adopts 2003 budget, levy

The Washington County Board recently voted final adoption of the 2003 levy and budget.

The $150 million budget is a 3.5 percent increase over 2002's. The levy of $59.5 million represents a 6.7 percent levy increase.

According to county officials, the county tax rate for 2003 ranks 86 out of 87 counties.

Judy Spooner
Judy Spooner is the longest-serving staff writer at the South Washington County Bulletin. Spooner, who covers education and features in addition to writing a weekly column, has been with the newspaper for over 30 years.
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