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City approves preliminary tax levy freeze for 2014

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MORRIS -- Residents of Morris will not see a city tax increase in 2014.

On Tuesday, the Morris City Council voted to set a preliminary tax levy of $1.29 million, the same amount the city levied in 2012.


The city's preliminary budget for 2014 is $9.52 million, a 6.5 percent increase over 2012. City Manager Blaine Hill noted that the overall budget includes bond levies and one-time payments for capital projects.

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Kim Ukura
Kim Ukura has served as the editor of the Morris Sun Tribune since August 2011. She graduated from the University of Minnesota, Morris in 2008 with degrees in English and journalism. She earned a master's degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 2010. Prior to returning to Morris to work at the Sun Tribune, she worked in trade publishing.