Detroit Lakes school levy plan would raise money, but not taxes
Officials with the Detroit Lakes School District have devised a plan to raise about $400,000 a year in new tax revenue -- without raising property taxes.
But this is what they are afraid the voters will focus on when they go to the polls:
"BY VOTING "YES" ON THIS BALLOT QUESTION, YOU ARE VOTING FOR A PROPERTY TAX INCREASE."
That's the state-mandated language that will be on the ballot.
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