Heintzeman, state reps to host Sauk River watershed tax levy discussion
State legislators will host a town hall meeting Jan. 15 regarding taxes levied by the Sauk River Watershed District Board.
The meeting will be hosted by state Rep. Mary Franson, R-Alexandria, state Rep. Josh Heintzeman, R-Nisswa, and state Rep. Paul Anderson, R-Starbuck.
In a news release, state Reps. Franson, Heintzeman and Anderson released a statement regarding the meeting.
“We’ve heard from many constituents upset about the taxes levied by the Sauk River Watershed District Board, and we want to provide a venue to hear ideas from constituents on how to move forward,” the release stated. “We hope to bring reasonable solutions to the Legislature that everyone can support. The people deserve a say in how they are taxed.”
The meeting will take place 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, at the Osakis Community Center. All are welcome to attend.
The Sauk River watershed extends from the Mississippi River near St. Cloud into the eastern portions of Douglas County to within 3 miles of Alexandria.