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By Jana Peterson
Pine Knot News 

Council votes to decrease levy, but overall taxes up


December 7, 2018

The Cloquet City Council voted unanimously to lower the city’s property tax levy by 1.5 percent Tuesday, but City Administrator Aaron Reeves cautioned that not everyone would see a decline in the city’s portion of their property taxes.

“If you have a property that was valued at $200,000 last year but then the county assessor came through and reassessed it at $220,000, even though we may be decreasing our portion of the taxes, you’re being taxed at a higher value,” Reeves said. “You will quite possibly see an increase, although it would be less of an increase than if the city was...

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