In order to get the budget balanced the property taxes have been raised, along with our water and sewer rates.
The school district is short more than $5 million. We are designing and talking about financing the multipurpose athletic center. The legislature will be in session shortly and they will possibly hand down obligations to the counties, as they did last time they were in session.
Teachers and state workers want pay increases and want to raise taxes to pay for them.
At a time when revenues are down and the bright spot in local sales tax collections is the …