Heintzeman, state reps to host Sauk River watershed tax levy discussion

Josh Heintzeman
Josh Heintzeman

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.

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