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Jenkins: Council sets decreased levy

The Jenkins City Council approved a decreased 2018 preliminary general tax levy during a special meeting Wednesday, Sept. 27, according to documents City Clerk Krista Okerman provided.

The preliminary levy is $257,440, which is a 2 percent decrease from this year. The council will approve a final levy in December, and the final amount can be decreased but not increased from the preliminary levy.

The council adopted a preliminary budget with $284,750.55 in general fund disbursements and $286,447,24 in receipts.

Also at the Sept. 27 meeting, the council accepted a donation for $3,500 from Pequot Tool and Manufacturing for Veterans Park renovations.