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City tackles resident tax concerns

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The growing price tag of city street assessments was a topic of concern for citizens Monday evening.

The Perham City Council's assessment hearings for the Fifth Avenue SE and Third Street NW/Lake Avenue improvement projects generated dissent among residents whose property taxes have seen a significant jump as a result.


In 2007, the city identified the two projects in a 2010 capital improvement plan as top priorities, said Project Engineer Jade Berube.

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