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County levy increase stays at 4.9 percent

The Carlton County board of commissioners gave final approval for a property tax levy increase of 4.9 percent for the 2022 budget year. The new county budget was set for $69,772,168 in expenditures, revenues of $37,966,520, use of fund balances of $1,603,123, and an actual levy sum of $30,202,525.

The vote was unanimous at this last meeting for the year of 2021 held Tuesday, Dec. 28.

Of interest in the budget for next year, fund balances of $837,942 for Road and Bridge and $950,474 for Human Services were used in those departmental budgets for the coming year. Almost $760,000 is levied in the...

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