tax increase

Beltrami County residents may see a tax increase for 2020. County commissioners Tuesday reviewed the proposed budget and discussed a possible $24.8 million levy, which equates to a nearly 6% increase from 2019. A key factor are approximatey ten new positions that have been filled in a myriad of departments and debt payments will increase of the Beltrami County Jail, the Law Enforcement Center and the County Judicial Center. The board is expected to vote on the preliminary budget and levy Sept. 17th before final the budget in December.