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Stevens Co. Commissioners look to trim 8.22 percent levy increase


MORRIS - The Stevens County Board of Commissioners are looking to cut salary increases for some county employees and elected officials and not add some new county staff in order to decrease their 2013 levy.

During a budget discussion on Wednesday, Dec. 5, Commissioner Ron Staples presented a list of 14 potential changes to the 2013 budget, including cutting back salary increases for department heads, non-union employees and elected officials from 2.5 percent to 1.5 percent.

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Kim Ukura is the editor of the Morris Sun Tribune.