Village of Holmen holding public meeting about upcoming public safety refrendum

HOLMEN, Wis. (WKBT) – Holmen residents have a chance to learn more about a public safety referendum on the November 8th ballot.

Holmen is holding a public informational meeting on Thursday.

The village is asking for a tax increase to help hire more police officers, firefighters, and EMTs.

The $1,295,000 increase would raise taxes by $1.38 per $1,000. That’s roughly $276 for a $200,000 house.

Thursday’s meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Holmen Library.

There will be another public meeting on October 19th.