The Fennimore Common Council has
approved the Fennimore city budget for
Expenses are up, to just under $2.8-million,
compared to a little less than $2.3-million
this year. City Clerk Margaret Sprague says
it’s because of a street project that requires
matching funds from the city.
The City of Fennimore will be receiving
a $200,000 Community Development
Block Grant for street, water main, and storm
sewer work on the Jackson and 16th
Despite the increase in expenses, property
taxes will be down in Fennimore next year.
The net mill rate for 2014 is $20.22 per
$1,000 of assessed valuation. The net mill
rate this year was $20.34. As you know, the
net mill rate includes the city, the county, the
Fennimore School District and Southwest
Tech as well as the State of Wisconsin.
Sprague says the city portion of that net
mill rate is $6.98 per $1,000 of assessed
valuation. This year, the city portion was
just over $7.00.