Archive for Monday, August 17, 2009

Commissioners vote 2-1 to reduce mill increase

August 17, 2009

After taking a large bite out of the 2010 budget and still ending up with a proposed 1 mill increase, it appears as though the commissioners will be taking a bite out of that as well.

This morning the Leavenworth County Commissioners voted 2-1 to cut the proposed mill increase in half after their budget hearing. Commissioner John Flower was the dissenting vote.

The one mill increase was proposed to pay for a new EMS headquarters.

For more on this story, pick up a copy this week's print edition.

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