Tag Archives: City of Monticello

ALERT: The City Could Completely Do Away With City Taxes, Slash Utility Rates or Both

May 9, 2018 According a recent letter to the editor, Mayor Pro Tem Stone Workman stated, “the City could completely do away with City taxes, slash utility rates or both.”  There’s just one catch, the County taxpayers are supposed to … Continue reading

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WHY THE CITY OF MONTICELLO NEEDS A SCAPEGOAT FOR CODE ENFORCEMENT

To really understand how this meeting went, watch the videos below.  It will open your eyes! March 18, 2018 The City Council of Monticello, and in particular Mayor Pro Tem Stone Workman, have been making threats about Code Enforcement for … Continue reading

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CITY OFFICIALS WANT COUNTY TO BUILD A PARKING DECK IN THE CITY

March 14, 2018 If you did not attend the joint BOC/City of Monticello/City of Shady Dale meeting Monday night to discuss how various services are paid for, you missed a glimpse at what goes on behind the scenes. Even though … Continue reading

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WHAT SERVICES WILL THE COUNTY PAY FOR—SERVICE DELIVERY STRATEGY AGREEMENT

February 12, 2018  As this is being written, the BOC is holding a meeting to discuss the “Service Delivery Strategy Agreements.”  This agreement shows what services the County,  City of Monticello, City of Shady Dale, and School Board will provide … Continue reading

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Is the City Threatening the County?

 January 28, 2018 I read last week’s column by Mayor Pro Tem, Stone Workman, and his article seemed to include a threat to the County BOC and the taxpayers (property owners) in the county.  Mr. Workman gives three (3) options … Continue reading

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Why have public hearings become such a joke? And who will benefit from the $9.5M Water/Megasite Project?

January 17, 2018 Public hearings are required by law; however, they no longer seem to serve the purpose of allowing citizens and taxpayers to express their opinion about an upcoming project before the final decision is made.  There are two … Continue reading

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CONSULTANT ADMITS NO PROJECTED POPULATION GROWTH BUT CITY NEEDS $9.5M USDA LOAN FOR WATER

January 13, 2018 The City “public hearing” on the USDA loan was little more than a way to check off a box on the USDA loan list of things to do.  Four citizens were allowed to speak less than 3 … Continue reading

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