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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Prescott Plunge this Thanksgiving

The annual Thanksgiving Prescott Plunge will take place this Thursday beginning at 10:30 a.m.

Meet us Thanksgiving morning at Prescott Beach on Lake St. on the St. Croix River to run into the river and raise money for the Prescott Food Shelf! Don't miss out on this really fun family event that has become a Thanksgiving tradition for so many!

Meet at the Prescott Beach at 10:30 and we will be plunging at 11:00!

Bring lots of towels and blankets and we recommend you wear shoes when going in the river too!
Monetary donations for the Prescott Food Shelf are greatly appreciated as to help support our local families during the holiday season.

Prescott City Council takes up 2019 city budget next week

The Prescott City Council will consider and vote on the 2019 city budget at its next meeting on Monday, Nov. 26 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the City-Library Building.

A public budget hearing will be held during the meeting before the vote. Copies of the budget are available at City-Library Building.

The budget shows a decrease in property taxes of 1.16 percent from last year (about $16,234) although overall revenue is up $2,719,125 (2.49%) with an increase in intergovernmental revenues. Areas such as Public Safety, General Government, Culture, and Fire and EMS all saw increases while Public Works and the Municipal Court saw declines from last year’s budget. 

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