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Levy, mill rate up in finalized Ellsworth School District budget

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Levy, mill rate up in finalized Ellsworth School District budget
Ellsworth Wisconsin 126 S. Chestnut St. 54011

The 2010-11 budget was finalized by the Ellsworth School Board early this week.

A total levy of $8,014,111 was certified by the board after members adopted the budget during their special meeting Monday, according to Superintendent Barry Cain. This represents a 4.01 percent increase in the levy over last year's budget, Cain said Thursday. It also compares with the estimated levy of $7,843,995 for'10-'11 presented at the annual meeting this past August, when several factors affecting the new budget weren't yet known.

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A mill rate of 9.55 (tax per $1,000 of valuation) is also included in the finalized version of the '10-'11 budget, Cain said. This compares with a mill rate of 8.87 projected at the annual meeting in August.

Read more in the print version of the Herald Oct. 27.

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Bill Kirk
Bill Kirk was editor of the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth, from 1988 to February, 2015 and is now on staff as a reporter. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He previously worked in the media distribution department at the University of Minnesota's Minneapolis campus and is past editor of The Tri-County News in Osseo, Wisconsin.
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