Cottage Grove residents are invited to participate in a Facebook LIVE Budget Q&A session. On Wednesday, Aug. 22, from 3 to 3:30 p.m., the city’s finance director and city administrator will present information on the city’s proposed 2019 budget. Questions such as the size of the city’s budget, where money comes from for the budget, and what services the budget provides citizens will be answered.
The 2019 tax levy is proposed to increase by $460,000, or three percent. The Cottage Grove City Council will adopt the preliminary levy and budget at their Sept. 5 meeting. The final budget and levy is adopted in December.