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Luverne City Council members approved $282,000 in budget amendments for several unplanned 2017 expenses. The amendments were prompted by the acquisition of land for development and by an increased contribution to the Chamber for additional costs associated with 150th Celebration activities. The...
The Luverne City Council is considering nearly $11.7 million in capital expenses next year, according to estimates from city department heads. That compares to the 2017 budget of $3.1 million and the 2019 estimates of $2.6 million.   Industrial park, residential development spikes 2018 planned...
By District 22 Senator Bill Weber (R-Luverne) In January I began my second term as your state senator, and it remains a true privilege to serve the people of southwestern Minnesota. The 2017 legislative session has come to a successful close, and Greater Minnesotans should take note. This...
No one attended the Dec. 13 Truth in Taxation hearing in Luverne City Hall, mostly because property taxes aren’t changing much. “Thanks to growth and a solid tax base, our property taxes will stay about the same as inflation,” City Administrator John Call said during his budget presentation. “We...
Public Works Supervisor John Stoffel holds one of the new reflective larger street signs that will be put up next year.
The Luverne City Council is considering more than $3.1 million in capital purchases next year, according to estimates from city department heads. In 2015 the budget was $2.5 million and in 2018 it’s anticipated city capital expenses will be $4.7 million. The council met with city department heads...
Rock County Commissioners formally approved the 2016 county tax levy at $5,153,362, which is 2.88 percent more than last year’s levy. The county’s preliminary levy had been set to increase 3.88 percent, but at their Dec. 22 meeting, commissioners decided to allocate $50,000 from the county reserves...
The Luverne City Council is considering nearly $2.5 million in capital purchases next year, according to a July 21 budget discussion in City Hall. That compares similarly to capital spending in 2014 and 2015 and an anticipated $4.5 million in 2017. The council met with city department heads to...
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