Tag: Budget

Governor’s Budget Proposal Calls for Investments into Natural Resources and Parks

St. Paul, MN — Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Flanagan released additional details of their One Minnesota Budget this week, which gives a full picture of one-time and operational funding proposed for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The budget package would invest approximately $287.4 million to connect people to the outdoors, mitigate and…
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January 26, 2023 0

Governor Walz Releases Budget Proposals Aimed at Making MN a Great Place for Families

St. Paul, MN — Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan today announced a series of proposals to make Minnesota the best state in the country for kids. The first of four packages within their One Minnesota Budget, this $12 billion proposal would lower the cost of child care for middle-class families, reduce child…
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January 18, 2023 0

Hillsboro City Commission Approves 2023 Budget

Hillsboro, ND — The Hillsboro City Commission held their first regular monthly meeting of the 2023 year on Tuesday night, January 3rd at the Main Street Community Center. At the meeting, the commission finally approved their 2023 budget, which they have been discussing for the last few months. Hillsboro City Commission President Levi Reese says…
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January 5, 2023 0

Governor Burgum Proposes Increase to Education Funding

Hillsboro, ND — Last week, North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum released his proposed budget for the upcoming 2023-2025 biennium. With the state’s financial position strong and more oil funding coming into the state, the Governor is looking to make investments in workforce and education as well as tax relief. In regards to education, he is…
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December 14, 2022 0

Hillsboro City Commission News & Notes from December 5th Meeting

Hillsboro, ND — The Hillsboro City Commission held their first monthly meeting on Monday night, December 5th at the Main Street Community Center. The 2023 budget was a big focus of their discussions, which they look to finalize at their next meeting. Hillsboro City Commission President Levi Reese says he doesn’t expect the commission to…
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December 8, 2022 0

Hillsboro School Board News & Notes from September 8th Meeting

Hillsboro, ND — The Hillsboro School Board held their regular monthly meeting on Thursday, September 8th where they went over the 2022-2023 budget and discussed long-term facility planning. As the district continues to look at their options to either renovate their current facilities or build a new school, the board had some discussions about a…
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September 13, 2022 0

Minnesota’s February Budget Forecast Released Monday

St. Paul, MN — Today is one of the first key milestones in 2022 Minnesota Legislative session. Roughly a month after the session got underway, the Department of Management and Budget will release their latest budget outlook for the state. The previous one, which came out in November, showed a roughly $7.7 billion budget surplus.…
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February 28, 2022 0

Ada City Council Sets Levy at 4%

Ada, MN — The Ada City Council held their final regular monthly meeting of the 2021 year on Tuesday night, December 8th where they approved the 2022 budget and set the final tax levy. The council had debated back and forth between and 5% or 4% levy increase for the coming year, but in an…
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December 8, 2021 0

Preliminary Tax Levy Increase of 3.5% Approved for Cass County

Cass County approved a preliminary tax increase with its 2022 budget and levy work, but will be looking at ways to reduce that number before final adoption. After a lengthy discussion at the Tuesday county board meeting, the Cass County Commissioners approved a preliminary 2022 tax levy increase of 3.5% above the 2021 levy. The…
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September 12, 2021 0