|Chisago City tax rate dips for 2020|
Chisago City will decrease its tax rate by two percent in 2020 based on the final levy and budget approved by the city council Nov. 26. Council members voted unanimously to approve a final levy of $2,776,808 for the city as a whole with an additional sewer plant levy of $45,000 applied to the older portion of the city that doesn’t have individual septic systems.
Theodore W. Mack, May 25,1924 – Nov. 26, 2019, Ted (Bill) loved to work with his hands, be it metal, as a machinist with Interstate Drop Forge for 40 years, or wood, as he used those hands to craft furniture and even miniature rocking horses to give away to those he loved.
|North Branch support staff accepts award|
Resource Training & Solutions honored 116 Educational Support Staff at the 2019 ESS Recognition Event on Wednesday, November 20. The 2018 Educational Support Staff Awards (ESS) were hosted by the Executive Director at Resource Training & Solutions. Over 300 attended the annual event. Schools and districts across Resource's central Minnesota region nominate award recipients based on suggested criteria that includes knowledge of work responsibilities, demonstration of safety, cultivation of respect, acting as a positive role model, displaying genuine concern for others, and making a difference in the lives of students, staff, and the community. Public, private, parochial, and charter schools were included in the event, as well as Meeker and Wright Special Education Cooperative, the West Central Education District, and the Wright Technical Center.
Participating school districts, along with Resource Training & Solutions, sponsor the Educational Support Staff Awards (ESS).