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County budget shows slight increase in levy

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The 2014 Washington County budget is taking shape, including the restoration of Sunday hours at Cottage Grove's Park Grove Library during the school year.


The county is also working to upgrade the 911 computer and communications center phone system, an expense that will be covered in next year's budget.

Despite the changes and addition of staff due to Affordable Care Act mandates, the property tax levy is estimated to increase by less than 1 percent.

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Riham Feshir
Riham Feshir is a reporter and photographer for the Woodbury Bulletin. Her coverage includes Woodbury City Hall, Washington County Board of Commissioners and business news.  Follow Riham on Twitter @RihamFeshir for the latest updates.