After the April 16 tax equalization meeting in Underwood, it’s likely most Underwood home and/or property owners are glad their property is in Underwood rather than Garrison, at least as far as property taxes go, as Garrison’s property values were increased by the Board of Equalization by 12 percent, whereas Underwood’s went up an across-the-board minimum of 3 percent following recent assessments required by state law.
A small line of picketers . . . no, make that a line of small picketers, marched with signs and yelled, “We want sidewalks, keep us safe, ” in front of the Underwood City Hall Monday night, urging the Underwood City Commission to go ahead with its proposed sidewalk plan which would be voted on that night.
The Underwood School Board made quick work of its items on the agenda last Thursday night, quickly moving on to its meeting with McClusky and Turtle Lake board members to discuss the sports co-ops.
Underwood City Commissioners prioritized the sidewalks they want created and/or improved at their regular Monday night meeting this week, giving their list to Toman Engineering’s Dave Thompson, who will return to the commission’s next meeting on April 2 with the new proposed plan specs and mapping.