The total tax request of the 16 townships in Cuming County this year is up $137,414 from a year ago. The townships will collect $2,481,081 in taxes, according to the total tax requests that were part of their budget notices published prior to their respective budget meetings.

Last year, the townships requested $2,343,667, which was less than what they asked for two years ago: $2,349,634.

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