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Board approves small tax increase

Havre trustees passed the final elementary and high school budgets Tuesday night, and despite a funding hit from dwindling enrollment in the elementary district this year, local property owners will see a very small tax increase.

School district clerk Ric Floren told the board that a property owner with a $100,000 home will see a little less than a $3 tax increase. That increase is a result of various tax cuts made by the Legislature, he said, which have resulted in a decrease of the value of a mill over the last several years.

"We feel very confident with the budgets that are being recomme...


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