St. Croix County departments propose $1 million levy jump

Excerpts from original article from the Hudson Star-Observer During a four-hour work session Oct. 14, St. Croix County supervisors got their first look at a proposed 2016 budget that would raise the tax levy over $1 million and result in a modest tax increase for the average property owner. The new mill rate means a county tax in 2016 of about $933 for a $241,657 house (the median value in St. Croix). The owner of that median-value house will pay about 50 cents a month more in 2016 than in 2015. Of the $1 million increase, $653,000 goes to...

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