Resolution 2024-004: Resolution for 2024 Town Levy


 WHEREAS, during the Annual Town Meeting held on March 12, 2024, at 8764 Pequaywan Lake Road, Duluth, Minnesota, the amount of $60,000.00 for 2025 Town Levy was motioned,  seconded, and motion carried;

WHEREAS, the Pequaywan Fire Department requested the amount of $25,000.00 for year 2025 which was motioned and seconded at the Annual Town Meeting, motion carried;

WHEREAS, distribution are as follows: General Fund – $5,000.00; Road and Bridges (On-going Maintenance) – $5,000.00; Building/Property Maintenance Fund $0.00; Fire and EMS – $15,000.00; and Road and Bridges (Capital Reserve) – $35,000.00;

WHEREAS, the treasurer presented total levy which was not increased from 2024. The Levy for Roads and Bridges (Capital Reserve) was set at $35,000.00 to make up for the lowered Levy in 2023 and 2024. It was discussed that we should build up this fund in order to be in a better position to apply for matching funds grants for road improvements. The computation was presented as follows:

SUMMARY Estimated Balance 1/1/2025 2025 General Levy (Receipts) 2025 Budget (Disburse ments) Estimated Balance 12/21/2025
General Fund $46,900.00 $5,000.00 $ 30,000.00 $21,900.00
Road and Bridges (On-going Maintenance 3,750.00 5,000.00 5000.00 3,750.00
Fire and EMS 21,900.00 15,000.00 25,000.00 11,900.00
Building/Property Maintenance Fund 7,500.00 0.00 0 7,500.00
Roads and Bridges (Capital Reserve) 184,400.00 35,000.00 0 219,400.00
Total 264,450.00 $60,000.00 $60,000.00 264,450.00

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Town Board of Pequaywan, St, Louis County, Minnesota, hereby adopt a resolution for a Town Levy of $60,000.00 for year 2025with $25,000.00 going to Pequaywan Fire Department.

Amendments. The Board may amend this policy by resolution.

Adopted this 9th day of April, 2024.


Approved by Supervisors Douglas Dressen, Douglas Nelson, James Wilson; and attested by Clerk Lita Wallace