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Available! Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs

vicki : December 4, 2013 11:13 am : News

The City of Ortonville is giving away light bulbs to Ortonville Utility Customers.

Stop at the City Office at 315 Madison Avenue to pick up the bulbs.

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Notice of Intent to Request Release of Funds

vicki : June 25, 2013 4:13 pm : News

Small Cities Development Program, State of Minnesota

TO ALL INTERESTED AGENCIES, GROUPS AND PERSONS:

On or about July 8, 2013, the City of Ortonville will request the Business and Community Development Division, Small Cities Development Program, Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED), to release federal funds under Title 1 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended (P.L. 98-181) for the following project:

Project Name:
City of Ortonville – Residential Owner-Occupied and Commercial Rehabilitation

Link to PDF Notice… Notice of Intent to Request Release of Funds

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Educational Brochure: What’s Going on with My Tax Bill?

vicki : October 28, 2011 6:20 pm : News

From the League of Minnesota Cities

Due to changes the state enacted this year, your residents may ask a lot of questions about their 2012 property taxes. The League has produced a four-page illustrated brochure titled “What’s Going on with My Tax Bill?” to help explain these changes.

The brochure explains the state’s conversion of the market value homestead credit program (MVHC) to the new market value exclusion program (HMVE). It describes for residents the potential impact of the change on property taxes for 2012.

The brochure also includes answers to questions that city officials will likely hear from local property owners about the impact on non-residential properties and about other factors that affect property tax bills.  To view on-line brochure & read full information, please go to the League of Minnesota’s link – click here!

11/17/2011 Update:  Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) News has produced a short online video that explains the switch from the market value homestead credit (MVHC) to the homestead market value exclusion (HMVE).   Video Link

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