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Council Vote on Property Tax Levy to Affect St. Paul Homeowners

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September 26, 2016 07:32 AM

A city council decision Wednesday will affect homeowners in St. Paul.

The council is expected to vote on a maximum property tax levy of 7 percent.

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The vote comes after Mayor Chris Coleman vetoed a council-approved 9 percent increase last week.

The increase is significantly more than it has been in years past. According to city officials, it’s because they were banking on $3 million from the state legislature, however, that money never came through.

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