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School District 833 lowers local levy, but state law could null decrease

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The District 833 School Board approved a $53.58 million levy Oct. 6, about $113,000 lower than last year.

That would seem to be good news for local taxpayers, but it is likely property taxes still will rise because of a new law passed by the Legislature. A new "homestead market value exclusion" replaces the "market value homestead credit" taxpayers got in the past.


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Judy Spooner
Judy Spooner is the longest-serving staff writer at the South Washington County Bulletin. Spooner, who covers education and features in addition to writing a weekly column, has been with the newspaper for over 30 years.
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