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Farmington will likely move away from assessments


For more than 20 years, the city of Farmington has used assessments to help pay for its road construction projects. That may soon change.

Later this month, Farmington City Council members will consider a new policy that moves funding for road projects away from using special assessments charged to the residents affected by the work.

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Michelle Leonard
Michelle Leonard started covering the Farmington community in June, 1994. Michelle earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications: News-Editorial from Mankato State University in 1991. She is an active member of the Farmington American Legion Auxiliary Unit 189, and acts as the volunteer coordinator for the Minnesota Newspaper Museum which is open annually during the Minnesota State Fair. She has earned Minnesota Newspaper Association awards in Investigative Reporting, Local News Coverage, Feature Photography and Column Writing. 
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