Levy rates below average
Woodbury and Washington County like to compare themselves to surrounding cities and counties.
They are below average in one area - and bragging about it.
As they prepare to set property tax rates for next year, a state report shows Woodbury and Washington County plan smaller-than-average tax increases.
Woodbury is considering a 3.2 percent levy hike to help fund 2010 operations. Washington County plans a 1.9 percent levy increase.