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Posted on: September 10, 2021

Council to consider raising franchise fees, drop special assessments

A truck drops rock on top of pavement during a mill and overlay.

The City of Faribault City Council is considering raising franchise fees starting in 2022 to generate revenue strictly for street improvement projects. By increasing franchise fees, the City will discontinue using special assessments for traditional pavement management projects such as mill and overlays and street reconstructions. For more information about the proposed franchise fee increases and why the City Council is considering raising them ,visit the following website

The Council is scheduled to consider franchise fee increases at their Sept. 28 City Council meeting at 6:00 pm in the Council Chambers at Faribault City Hall, 208 NW 1st Avenue. 

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