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School District 833 gets budget breathing room after levies' passage

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School District 833 will bulk up instead of cut back.

The district will add school staff and make building safety and technology improvements rather than brace for budget reductions after voters approved a property tax hike to fund education operations.


South Washington County voters overwhelmingly renewed a $4.9 million operating levy and voted for a $6.9 million increase, favoring the first two measures of a three-part referendum on the Nov. 5 ballot.

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Scott Wente
Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
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