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zoo April 23, 2014 at 07:55 AM
And I know what tax lovers will say: it wasn't a big margin. Yet they are wrong. Twenty-eightRead Morepercen t of the voters turned out and 1636 of those said no. That means in any language that your constituents want the budget cut.
CD April 23, 2014 at 08:32 AM
The results are in. 26 was enough. The largest increase I could swallow would be 1% increase. AnRead Moreans wer to most questions on the Budget has been, Payroll, Insurance , Fuel Increases. The Teachers, Municipal, and Police in Monroe, have not received an increase of 2.2% per year. You can look at the Contracts. This Budget is for " One Year " not a normal three year contract with the above Unions. Their Insurance Premiums have gone up also, along with the deductibles. Lay-offs have occurred also. Why for 2014/2015 : Administration-Certified------------- + 4.28% Administration-Cert.Sec.Inst.Ld.-----+100.00% Administration-Principals-Cert.--------+2.30% Professional Educational Services------+18.46% Office Personnel and Mgt.---------------+5.59% All these increases seem to be going to the Top in Management, not the workers. Than this beauty: Line Item #753400-Other Professional Services $973,698. That's almost the whole PW workers Budget. If the Ed Administrators can't cope with the requirements of the Job, they should be replaced with better qualified ones.
John April 23, 2014 at 10:28 AM
Let's stand strong Monroe, No increase in taxes, no increase in budget.
Jebidiah Stone April 22, 2014 at 01:36 PM
Backwards is what you are! You can't even compare towns? Leadership Demeanor??? You haven't a clue. Read MoreSelective enforcements alone? You're reaching as I know both Oxford folks and elected officials. Stop pretending you know anything!
Backward thinker April 22, 2014 at 10:15 PM
J Stone.....you always seem to answer/twist whatever you reply. Do we or do we not have had massive Read Morelegal expenditures? Are they caused by selective enforcement? Tax rates? Services offered? Just because you allege to know someone does not provide the readers with the questions poised! Do you have concrete answers or are you full of IT???
Jebidiah Stone April 22, 2014 at 10:35 PM
The massive legal fees are from cases as you state from early 2000' s. Get over yourself
Jo Ann Bruno April 19, 2014 at 01:41 PM
$30.00 Day of Event price is CASH ONLY......
kay inderdohnen April 21, 2014 at 05:58 PM
This is such a worthwhile cause! Will the Women's Club have a table too? Because I don't haveRead Moreenou gh for a table, but I would be happy to donate some stuff for sale by the Women's Club. Kay Inderdohnen
kay inderdohnen April 19, 2014 at 08:21 PM
Congratulations, Diane! Monroe appreciates your gracious generosity and recognizes all you haveRead Moredon e for our Town! Kay Inderdohnen
Joel Leneker April 20, 2014 at 08:24 AM
Congratulations Diane. Many thanks for your generosity that makes a difference in Monroe.