Release of the November state budget forecast on Thursday, Dec. 5, showed a projected $1 billion budget surplus.
Click here, tax graph3 col, to see a graph of Elk River’s property tax levies. by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Property owners in Elk River will pay $9,853,835 in taxes to fund city operations in 2014. While that’s a chunk of change, what’s noteworthy is that the city’s property tax levy for 2014 is actually less [...]
by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Elk River Mayor John Dietz said he’s “totally in favor” of 99 percent of the city’s 2014 budget. But the 1 percent he has an issue with prompted him to cast the lone vote against it. The City Council voted 4-1 Monday to adopt the $12.8 million budget. “I voted [...]
by Jim Boyle Editor After sifting through the impacts of a win-some, lose-some legislative session, the Elk River Area School Board approved on June 24 its 2013-14 budget. The budget has projected revenues of $126,531,519 and projected expenditures of $129,365,591, resulting in nearly $3 million in deficit spending. An earlier version of the budget included [...]