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Tax levy, mill rate down in Ellsworth school district budget plan

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Both the property tax levy and the mill rate are substantially lower than the past year in the 2014-15 budget proposal presented at the Ellsworth School District’s annual meeting Monday.


At $6,563,091, the tax levy in the proposal is approximately 27 percent below the $8,380,852 in the 2013-14 budget, according to Superintendent Barry Cain. The mill rate (reflecting tax per $1,000 worth of valuation) for ’14-’15 is 8.39, down from 10.72 in ’13-’14.

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Bill Kirk
Bill Kirk has been editor at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth, Wisconsin, since 1988. 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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