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Perry Township Schools wants a 115 percent property tax increase

 Perry Township Schools wants to raise our property taxes 115 percent. They already get $46 million from property taxes toward their $180 million annual budget.  School administrators now want $53 million more of your money for their referenda, which amounts to $500 for every resident in Perry Township. It does not matter whether you have a job, are unemployed, retired, rent, own a home or run a business. They want each household to dig into their pockets and pay an average of $1,200. I say not so fast. Before we sign off on this tax increase, there are some things you should know as a voter and resident. Perry Schools tried to pass a $113 million referendum in 2010, but we turned them down. The district came back in 2011 with … Read entire article »

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Just Got Back: Southport, Maine

Just Got Back: Southport, Maine

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Just Got Back: Southports RDC Meeting #1 4JUN12

Just Got Back:  Southports RDC Meeting #1   4JUN12

120604 SoRDC Meeting: This first official meeting of the Southport Redevelopment Commission (SoRDC) was opened by Mayor Testruth and handed to the Commissioners for their internal actions. Russel McClure was quickly selected as RDC Chairman, Duane Langreck as Vice Chair, Roger Harris as Secretary and Jim Cooney … Read entire article »

Just Got Back: Southport’s 2013 Budget Meeting #1 6JUN12

Just Got Back: Southport’s 2013 Budget Meeting #1     6JUN12

antivirus software reviews p align=”left”>120606 (2013) Budget Meeting: This first meeting to address the 2013 municipal budget was called by Mayor Testruth and properly published through posting of an official notice on the city bulletin board at 6901 Derbyshire Rd.  Remarkably, the meeting was not posted on … Read entire article »

Just Got Back: IACT Clerk-Treasurers School 30MAY12

Just Got Back: IACT Clerk-Treasurers School 30MAY12

1200530 IACT Clerk-Treasurers School: My third, and the 9th Annual Clerk-Treasurers School offered by the Indiana  Association of Cities and Towns (IACT) provided knowledge on subjects essential to the job of the clerk-treasurer (CT) and allowed both new and experienced city officials to develop in their profession. Every … Read entire article »

Just Got Back: IRTC/MPO Meeting 6JUN12

Just Got Back: IRTC/MPO Meeting 6JUN12

The Indianapolis Metropolitan Planning Organization (iMPO) is the designated local body charged with conducting a continuing, cooperative and comprehensive transportation planning processes in the urbanized area of central Indiana.  All transportation modalities are included: streets, roads, highways, sidewalks, bridges, railroad and bike trails. The iMPO is … Read entire article »

Clerk-Treasurer misses another Fund Report

Clerk-Treasurer misses another Fund Report

Southport Clerk-Treasurer (CT), Diana Bossingham was unable to provide the monthly Fund Report at the May Council meeting.  The previous CT, Kathy Hildebrand was frequently admonished for not consistently offering timely reports to the Southport Council for review. District 3 Representative, Rose Harrison was often the … Read entire article »

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