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Council OKs 9.9 percent preliminary levy increase

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While the Legislature will convene today for a special legislative session, the Bemidji City Council is disappointed that it won't address the previously vetoed budget bill.


The vetoed bill included an additional $428,000 in Local Government Aid for Bemidji. The City Council has bemoaned the loss of those funds since, saying that it will drive up the local tax levy for residents.

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