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By Alex Ross 

Havre pitches street repair levy


October 19, 2017

Havre Daily News/Floyd Brandt

Havre City Council Member Terry Lilletvedt gives a presentation Wednesday in City Hall during a public hearing about a proposed tax levy on the ballots being mailed out Friday. The levy would provide $15 million over 20 years to repair streets in Havre.

A proposed mill levy increase that would pay to repair Havre's streets was discussed at a public hearing Wednesday night at city hall.

Council member Terry Lilletvedt and Havre Public Works Director Dave Peterson gave a presentation detailing the proposal and why it is needed.

Lilletvedt said the need for repairs to the streets is evident to anyone who drives on them.

Some of the streets, she said, are as much as 100 years old, when streets are typically redone every 20 years.

"So we are really past most of the street life in our community," she said.

The proposal on the city elect...

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