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Esko levy to rise 5%

The Esko school board approved the 2023 tax levy with a 5-percent increase at their meeting Monday, Dec 12.

The board previously approved the 5-percent increase, which is the maximum amount allowed, for the preliminary levy in September. The total levy will increase to $2,238,714, which is $106,614 up from the 2022 tax levy.

The increase includes the lease-levy the board approved for the construction of a new fitness center for the district.

A vote on the proposed fitness center was originally on the agenda for Monday, but the district’s building project consultant group, ICS, was unable to at...

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