County sees 8 percent levy increase
State funding cutbacks, exploding health insurance costs, the cost of running an election in a year that a new president will be chosen ... all of these played a role in the figure set for the preliminary 2007, payable 2008 Becker County property tax levy.
At Tuesday's county board meeting, the commissioners voted to set a total preliminary levy of $16,506,780 -- an 8.34 percent increase over the previous year's total.
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