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- The Village gets funding for the budget from three main sources: property taxes, state shared revenue and state transportation aid, and fees charged by the village.
- The exact mil rate is unknown at this time.
- The proposed village budget includes spending for $4.2 million on fire, about $3.4 million on the police department and about $2 million for the highway department.
- The village intends to spend about $1 million on capital projects, which includes $600,000 in road improvements.
- The sewer and water utility district — while part of the overall tax levy — are enterprise funds and have separte budgets. The sewer expenses for 2015 total about $5 million and the water portion totals about $3.4 million.
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