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Absent any residents at a very brief public hearing to address concerns and questions regarding the proposed 2019 village budget Tuesday night, Nov. 20, 2018, Somerset Village Board trustees recommended passage of a total budget worth $2,129.958.75 with a tax levy of $1,501,158.92. The levy represents a 5.41 percent increase or slightly more than $77,000 over the 2017 levy and includes a debt levy of $175,432.20, capital improvement levy of $167,916 and general levy of $1,157,810.72.
At the Nov. 7 meeting, Village of Star Prairie trustees approved Resolution 2018-09 adopting a new fee schedule for building permits effective Nov. 8, 2018 through Dec. 31, 2019.
At the New Richmond City Council meeting Monday night, Nov. 12, 2018, council members realized the initial results of a process to identify and fund capital improvement projects that began 14 months ago.
A day of gray skies and evening chilled by the snow was no match for the fevered pitch of voters around the state who showed up in record numbers to deliver their verdict on the rising discord in politics across the state and around the country.
Somerset residents celebrated Halloween at the Old Town Hall on Wednesday, Oct. 31.
At their work session Monday night, Oct. 22, New Richmond City Council members approved a five-year proposal from Advanced Disposal to handle the city's recycling needs with two contingencies. Advanced's proposal provides two primary changes to what residents are used to. First, the new agreement calls for each household to receive a 64-gallon container as the standard with an option to choose a larger 96-gallon container or a smaller 35-gallon option.