Sep 3, 2013 at 6:41 am
Money will be on the minds of the grand forks city council and park board members tonight (tues). Both groups are expected to give preliminary approval to their 2014 operating budgets at separate meetings. The city of grand forks is eying a zero mill increase that includes a three-point-one percent salary increase and a seven-and-a-quarter percent hike in utility fees. Property valuations will rise around three-percent. Final budget approval is expected on September 16th.
Meanwhile…the park board also plans to keep the mill steady. increased property valuations will result in a tax levy hike of between three and four percent. The park board will hold a public hearing at seven p-m.