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The Hudson Board of Education presented the 2010-11 school budget at the annual meeting on Sept. 7 at Hudson High School. The meeting also included presentations by Superintendent Mary Bowen-Eggebraaten and Director of Financial Services Tim Erickson. Pictured from left are board members Mark Kaisersatt, Brian Bell, Dan Tjornehoj, Tom Holland, parliamentarian Mick Waldspurger, board president Barb VanLoenen, Bowen-Eggebraaten, and board members Pat German and Lynn Robson. Photo by Meg Heaton

School tax levy stays the same

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There was good and bad news for a small crowd of taxpayers that showed up at last week's Hudson School District annual meeting.

The good news is that the 2010-11 levy of $27,828,892 is the same amount levied last year. The bad news is that district property valuation dropped by almost 8 percent which caused the mill rate to rise by more than 8 percent from $7.67 last year to $8.31 per $1,000 of property value for 2010-11.


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Meg Heaton
Meg Heaton has been a reporter with the Hudson Star Observer since 1990. She has a bachelor’s degree in anthropology and Native American Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
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