“But we can’t please everyone,” he said. “We have to look at the whole county and not just one area.”
“Overall our tax asking is down $84,000,” noted Siegel. “We haven’t had to reduce any services and we’ve kept our taxes flat for five consecutive years.”
As for looking into the future, Kenning noted the county picture might not be “as rosy.”
“We want to be good custodians of county taxpayer money,” said Kenning.
In other county business:
n Supervisor Parker noted work on raising Chief Wapello back on top of the courthouse will begin on Thursday, when the weather will reach 50 degrees. As a result, a portion of city street in front of the courthouse will be closed as well the front entrance of the building. Individuals who have business at the courthouse later this week, will be asked to use a side entrance into the building.