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Budget for 2022 and new district maps on La Crosse County Board agenda for Monday



The La Crosse County Board has a busy day planned Monday, with budget and redistricting matters on the table, among other things.

The annual budget meeting for the board begins at 6 p.m. with a public hearing at the county administrative center in downtown La Crosse or online here.

Spending for 2022 is expected to increase about 13 percent from this year’s budget, to $193 million, with a county tax increase of just over 1 percent.

The total county levy being proposed is $36.8 million. The budget meeting could be adjourned early. If that happens, it would resume Tuesday.

Before the budget meeting, the board will have a 5 p.m. hearing on a new county district map. The proposed map would add one new district, to bring the county board to an even 30 members.

Other county meetings happening this week include:

A native of Prairie du Chien, Brad graduated from UW - La Crosse and has worked in radio news for more than 30 years, mostly in the La Crosse area. He regularly covers local courts and city and county government. Brad produces the features "Yesterday in La Crosse" and "What's Buried on Brad's Desk." He also writes the website "Triviazoids," which finds odd connections between events that happen on a certain date, and he writes and performs with the local comedy group Heart of La Crosse. Brad been featured on several national TV programs because of his memory skills.

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