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Why does city have surplus?

September 22, 2013

Joan Hawbaker, Minot Dear City Council: Would you please answer me why we have a “budgeted surplus” for 2013 of $100,674,779 when just four years ago, we had a surplus of only $15,585,097? Even with......

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Sep-22-13 12:15 PM

I agree....and Joan some people are seeing valuations of their homes almost doubled in 6 years and this year no different in valuations of their homes being increased by commercial property...So there's an increase of commercial property with taxes but you still burden the property owners......

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Sep-22-13 4:42 PM

Amen to that. Vote and vote no.

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Sep-26-13 11:31 AM

Red town, red state and surpluses in both places--get it?

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Oct-03-13 11:21 AM

I see how they have a surplus,they taxed my flooded home,at nearly $60,000. I had to pay to demolish it.

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