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September 15, 2009
Afton's preliminary budget sees slight increase over 2009 figures
The Afton City Council approved the preliminary budget and tax levy for 2010 last week during a special meeting. Only three council members were in attendance at the Tuesday, Sept. 8 meeting. Council member Peg Nolz was out of town on vacation and Mayor Pat Snyder was ill. The...
September 15, 2009 - 12:25pm
September 10, 2009
Woodbury council OKs preliminary budget
The city of Woodbury's operations budget would remain essentially flat and an average-value home would see no city property tax hike under a preliminary budget plan approved Wednesday. "We have a budget that will be retaining our current service levels," City Administrator Clint...
September 10, 2009 - 9:03am
September 8, 2009
Council to vote on preliminary budget and levy
The Woodbury City Council will vote on a preliminary 2010 budget Wednesday, Sept. 8 that, if approved, would hold property taxes flat for the average value home. The staff-recommended operating budget of $25.97 million represents a 0.2 percent increase from 2009 general fund spending....
September 8, 2009 - 8:30am
September 1, 2009
Spending, taxes near flat in county budget plan
Washington County would spend less on its programs and operations and collect just a small percentage more in property tax revenue under a 2010 budget plan unveiled today. The budget proposal includes $144 million in operating expenses, down 1.4 percent from 2009 levels. The county...
September 1, 2009 - 1:33pm
August 20, 2009
City budget gets early support
The city of Woodbury may make few major changes to its budget next year as it looks to ride out an economic storm and an unprecedented drop in...
August 20, 2009 - 9:10am
August 19, 2009
Council to study budget tonight; public invited
Woodbury City Council members will immerse themselves in numbers tonight when they start analyzing a 2010 budget plan. City administrator Clint Gridley and finance officials propose an annual budget of $75.8 million, including a $27.4 million property tax levy. The budget suggests...
August 19, 2009 - 1:17pm
December 22, 2008
Afton finally has a budget
Afton's city council and a number of its residents met on Dec. 18 to discuss the proposed 2009 budget and tax levy, after the first truth-in-taxation hearing in Afton was rescheduled because of residents frustration and disappointment over incomplete and incorrect information provided...
December 22, 2008 - 12:00am
December 19, 2008
School District tax levy shows 5.2 percent increase
The School District 833 school board, Dec.
December 19, 2008 - 8:13am
December 2, 2008
Council set to OK budget, tax levy
The Woodbury City Council held its annual truth-in-taxation hearing Monday on the city's proposed 2009 budget and property tax levy. The hearing is required by law to allow property owners to comment on their property tax statements, which were recently sent out by the county. The...
December 2, 2008 - 12:00am
November 26, 2008
City taxes will be lower than estimates
Woodbury residents are receiving information about their estimated property taxes for 2009 in the "truth-in-taxation" notice being mailed by Washington County during November. However, as a result of more than $750,000 in cuts to the proposed 2009 budget, city taxes for all properties...
November 26, 2008 - 12:00am
October 29, 2008
Viewpoint: City budget changes are significant
In the midst of a busy political campaign season, your city council has been quietly hard at work wrestling with our 2009 budget.
October 29, 2008 - 12:00am
September 17, 2008
City's preliminary budget, levy approved
The city's 2009 preliminary budget and property tax levy was OK'd by the Woodbury City Council at its Wednesday, Sept. 10 meeting. The preliminary total dollar levy for 2009 will be nearly $27.5 million, which is a $1.7 million increase from 2008.
September 17, 2008 - 12:00am
September 16, 2008
County board OKs property tax levy
The Washington County Board of Commissioners voted Tuesday, Sept. 9 to approve a preliminary tax levy of $85.1 million for 2009, which amounts to a 4.9-percent increase from the previous year. An additional one percent was levied to pay for the county's "Land and Water Legacy" program,...
September 16, 2008 - 12:00am