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County approves local tax rate requests


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BESSEMER — The Gogebic County Board of Commissioners on Wednesday approved the rate request for the biannual property tax levy for municipalities, school districts and other taxing units.

The board action allows local units to start billing for the summer property tax levy for the cities and school districts, while the townships have the property tax levy in the winter, said Kathy Jo Koval, director of the Gogebic County Equalization Department.

Koval said Tuesday that the normal county operations millage of 6.68 per $1,000 of valuation was...