Tax levy to increase 2.46% During the Tuesday, Sept. 2, Maple Grove City Council meeting, the council adopted its 2015 proposed general fund, general obligation capital improvement plan budgets and adopted the proposed tax levy. Finance Director Jim Knutson said the proposed budget for 2015 is $36,150,2000, which is an increase of 2.49 percent over [...]
Release of the November state budget forecast on Thursday, Dec. 5, showed a projected $1 billion budget surplus.
Superintendent’s Column: Board and superintendent work with legislators toward equitable, adequate funding
By Superintendent Dennis Carlson ANOKA HENNEPIN SCHOOL DISTRICT Funding for schools in Minnesota is a complicated system that isn’t fair to everyone. Last year the Governor convened a diverse group of school and civic leaders, legislators, parents and other citizens to make recommendations on simplifying the current system and making it more adequate, equitable [...]
The Maple Grove City Council hosted its first public hearing regarding the 2013 budget during its Monday, Dec. 3 meeting. Finance Director Jim Knutson presented the council with the proposed 2013 budget and tax levy during its budget hearing. The proposed 2013 budget totals are $34,513,600, which is a 1.32 percent increase for the 2012 [...]
The public will get the chance to learn about and comment on the city of Medina’s proposed 2013 General Fund budget and property tax levy at the regular Medina City Council meeting, set for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, at Medina City Hall. The City Council either will approve the budget that night or decide [...]