Weather Forecast


Use of fund balance will cause decrease in tax levy

Email News Alerts

The Somerset Board of Education recognized the current difficult financial times and took a one-time step to lower the tax mill rate for the 2008-09 school year for Somerset School District residents.


By using $240,000 from the District's fund balance, the tax mill rate and tax levy will decrease this year.

The tax levy for the District for the 2007-08 school year stood at $7,859,637. This year's levy will be $7,772,015, a decrease of 1.11 percent.

Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In

Dave Newman
Dave Newman has been the sports editor at the New Richmond News since 1988. He has covered the action in the Middle Border Conference, Dunn-St. Croix Conference and Big Rivers Conference for nearly 30 years.
(715) 243-7767 x242