Grand Forks City Council approves mayor's preliminary budget, OKs 1-mill property tax hike
Grand Forks City Council members voted Tuesday to approve Mayor Mike Brown's preliminary city budget, which includes a 1 mill-increase in property taxes.
The administration said the money would pay for a new fire station in the city's growing southeast.
Promoting public safety is one of the council's highest priorities, Council member Doug Christensen said.
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