We usually have an upcoming events
post on Friday, but about the only
thing we know going on this weekend
is in California. We do however have
If you don’t have the dates for the
NorthPark cruise-ins, here thy are:
The River Valley Classics hosts these
events, there is usually a $2 suggested
admission, and more good times than a
person should legally be allowed to have.
On the Jim Fisher Show today, he talked
a bit about the city budget. We also
noticed that wages and retirements were
a large portion of the budget.
Passing the buck isn’t going to get it
this time. Yes, the state cut back on
their contribution to the retirement
fund, but the city is responsible for
And back when there was talk about a
raise for the Mayor, the City Council,
and the Administrator, they knew this
Commercial property taxes really took
off, along with their sewer rates, and
the business licenses. With some of
hikes we’ve seen suggested, it would
have to mean an increase in the cost
of the final product for these businesses
The increase could also raise rents
for those who choose not to own their
homes. We believe a better answer is
out there, it just wasn’t looked for.
Comments are always welcome.