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School tax levy may rise 1.9 percent

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At its September 17 meeting, the Alexandria School Board approved a preliminary gross certified property tax levy for 2013 that is a 1.93 percent increase from the gross certified tax levy for the current year.


The proposed levy of $11.216 million is approximately $212,000 more than the current levy of $11.004 million. The proposed levy is broken down as follows:

General fund - $3,747,580

Community Service Fund - $455,115

Debt Service Fund - $6,270,610

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Tara Bitzan
Tara Bitzan is editor of the Echo Press. She joined the company in 1991 as a news reporter. A lifelong resident of Douglas County, Tara graduated from Brandon High School and earned a bachelor of arts degree in mass communications and English with a minor in Scandinavian Studies from Moorhead State University. She and her husband, Dennis, and their children live near Alexandria.
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