Pine City Sets Preliminary Levy
The Pine City Council set the preliminary levy for 2009 at a special meeting at city hall, Wednesday. The net levy is up $58,728.87, or 6.11-percent. The total levy for 2009 is $1,020,551.00 up from $961,822.13 in 2008. The city did report an increase in local government aide of $19,000 dollars. City administrator Don Howard says the city is below the state mandate 3.9-percent cap by about $2,000 dollars.