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City projects increase in property taxes and utility rates for 2024

The City of New Rockford proposes to generate $372,435.42 in revenue from property taxes in 2024. Auditor Becki Schumacher reviewed the proposed budget with commissioners at their Aug. 7 meeting.

The general fund collections are projected to total $275,000, $50,000 more than in 2023.

Schumacher noted that the increase is due to rising costs in a few key areas. First, the budget for the auditor’s o...