County approves 4.94 percent gross levy increase
On Dec. 28, the Otter Tail County Board of Commissioners approved a county gross levy increase of 4.94 percent.
As to how the hike will affect county property owners, County Auditor Wayne Stein explained that taxes on a Pelican Rapids home valued at $234,500 will go from $747 in 2010 to $800 in 2011, an increase of $53.
The gross levy of $32.95 million for 2011 is up from $31.40 million in 2010.
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