Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

Finance committee forwards levy cap resolution

By RICHARD JENKINS

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HURLEY — It may only be a symbolic action, but Iron County will likely join other counties around the state in asking Madison to eliminate the state’s 0% levy cap, after the Board of Supervisors’ finance committee forwarded a resolution on the issue to the full county board Thursday.

“What are they going to do if all 72 counties send it in? They’re going to have to take some sort of action,” board member Scott Erickson said, regarding the resolution. “They’ve got to recognize it at least, right?”

The resolution targets a 2012 law that limits how m...

 
 
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