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Levy increase could pay for road work in 2012


One way or the other, Farmington residents will have to pay extra for road maintenance next year.

At a city council workshop this week, council members said they would support increasing the city's tax levy to build up funds to pay for seal coating road maintenance. City officials are still not interested in utilizing franchise fees to pay for 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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