On Nov. 2, Cook County Schools ISD166 will be asking residents to vote on an operating levy which would provide the district with approximately $377,000 for each of the next five years.
The district has scheduled five public information meetings to explain the levy. The first is Monday, Sept. 27 at Gunflint Lodge from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The following evening, Tuesday, Sept. 28, the meeting shifts to the Hovland Town Hall, 6:30 to 8 p.m.
On Monday Oct. 4 a meeting will be held 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Grand Portage Community Center followed by a Tuesday Oct. 5 meeting at Birch Grove Center – same times.
The final meeting will be held at the Arrowhead center for the Arts, 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Monday Oct. 11.
The levy applies to homestead, commercial, agricultural and apartment properties but does not apply to vacant or seasonal/recreation properties.
More information and a method for calculating the tax impact on your property can be found at the district’s web site: www.cookcountyschools.org.