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News2018-07-30T16:02:35+00:00

COUNCIL-LEVY

The Fairmont City Council on Monday approved a 3.9 percent hike in the local property tax levy. The levy for 2019 is set at $4.7 million. The 2018 levy is $4.5 million. An interesting aspect is that despite the levy increase the city property tax impact will be [...]

December 11th, 2018|

SCHOOL BOARD

  THE FAIRMONT AREA SCHOOL BOARD MEETS WITH HEAVY HEARTS ON TUESDAY AT 5 P.M. LONGTIME SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER HELEN GOULD AND LONG TIME SCHOOL DISTRICT FINANCE DIRECTOR SUE NELSON BOTH PASSED AWAY LAST WEEK. THE BOARD WILL ACT ON THE 2019-20 SCHOOL CALENDAR AND HEAR PRESENTATIONS ON [...]

December 10th, 2018|

THREE INJURED

Three people are injured in a three-vehicle chain-reaction crash on Highway 22 at Highway 14 in Mankato Saturday afternoon. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a Ford Explorer, Dodge Ram and Toyota Corolla were all north-bound on Highway 22 in the left lane at Highway 14 just after 5:00 [...]

December 10th, 2018|

COUNCIL-HEARINGS

THE FAIRMONT CITY COUNCIL MEETS MONDAY AT 6 PM. FOUR PUBLIC HEARINGS WILL BE HELD INCLUDING THE 2019 PROPERTY TAX LEVY AND BUDGET, A PROPOSED SOCIAL HOST ORDINANCE ,TAX ABATEMENT ON A BUILDING ADDITION AND VACATION OF A STREET. INTRODUCTION OF A NEW FAIRMONT POLICE OFFICER AND PROMOTION ANNOUNCEMENT [...]

December 7th, 2018|

COMMISSIONERS-TAX HEARING

The Martin County Commissioners held the annual Truth-in-Taxation hearing after the regular meeting. The proposed county budget for 2019 is $27.3 million, down from this year’s budget of $28.3 million. The property tax levy is expected to rise from $15.8 million to $16.3 million, or 2.94 percent. Explaining [...]

December 7th, 2018|

TAX ABATEMENT

Martin County commissioners will hold a public hearing Jan. 8 on a request for a property tax break by Great Plains Transportation of Fairmont. The hearing will take place at 10 a.m. in the commissioners meeting room at the courthouse. Great Plains Transportation Services, 923 N. State St., [...]

December 7th, 2018|

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