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Posted on: March 7, 2019

City of Algoma

Algoma

How does the levy limit impact your community's services?    It restricts the amount of sidewalks we can repair/replace and as the fixed costs increase (utilities such as heat, electric, water, sewer, etc.) and our revenues have...

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Impacts of Levy Limits
Posted on: March 7, 2019

City of Fountain City

Fountain City

How does the levy limit impact your community's services?    Over the years, reduced our police department from one full time officer and multiple part-time officers, to just two part-time officers which combined only work about...

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Impacts of Levy Limits
Posted on: March 7, 2019

City of Kewaunee

Kewaunee

How does the levy limit impact your community's services?    A new report issued by the Public Policy Forum clearly shows that Wisconsin is more dependent upon property taxes than any other Midwestern states. In my opinion, this fact put...

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Impacts of Levy Limits
Posted on: March 7, 2019

Village of Merton

Merton

How does the levy limit impact your community's budgeting practices and finances, eg, your amount of borrowing?     We are not going to be able to keep up with road repairs in the future. Road construction costs and going up and the new ...

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Impacts of Levy Limits
Posted on: March 7, 2019

Village of Monticello

Monticello

How does the levy limit impact your community's services?    Had a successful levy increase with passing of referendum - $218,000/year for next five years. (Above budget number includes this increase.) Only way to keep employees...

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Impacts of Levy Limits
Posted on: March 7, 2019

Village of Oostburg

Oostburg

2018 Net New Construction - 5.12%

Impacts of Levy Limits
Posted on: March 7, 2019

Village of Rosholt

Rosholt

How does the levy limit impact your community's services?    We haven't been able to consider hiring a building/inspector/zoning administrator. 1/2 as much being appropriated towards future street projects.

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Impacts of Levy Limits
Posted on: March 7, 2019

Village of Sharon

Sharon

How does the levy limit impact your community's services?    This past year, we were not able to fill a full time police officer position because of financial reasons. Additionally we haven't been able to replace equipment in ou...

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Impacts of Levy Limits
Posted on: March 7, 2019

Village of Valders

Valders

How does the levy limit impact your community's services?   We have managed to not have to much impact on our services. But everything else gets cut. Equipment replacement pushed out 5 to 7 years more, which results in higher equipment m...

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Impacts of Levy Limits
Posted on: March 7, 2019

City of Washburn

Washburn

How does the levy limit impact your community's services?    Limitations on staff - FTE's have been decreasing over the years. Strain on capital equipment purchases that do not have a long life that we do not want to borrow for ...

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Impacts of Levy Limits
Posted on: March 7, 2019

City of Waupaca

Waupaca

How does the levy limit impact your community's services?    We have not cut any services at this time. 

How does the levy limit impact your community's budgeting practices and finances, eg, your amount of borrowing?&...

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Impacts of Levy Limits