The village of Bethalto is looking better financially than it has in years. At the village board of trustees meeting Monday night a tax levy was approved that is about $150,000 less than the previous year.  Also at the meeting there were two promotions in the fire department.

Bethalto Village Treasurer Joe Schoppet gives the exact figures for this year’s reduced tax levy.

Schoppet says in the years past the levy had been gradually going up.

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Also at the meeting, Bethalto Fire Chief Alex Campbell announced the promotion of Nick O’Dell to Assistant Chief and Tim Brown to Captain.

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