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End of the Year Fiscal Update for Monroe County Government

At last week’s Monroe County Council work session, I gave a presentation to the council and the public on the fiscal state of Monroe County Government as of the end of 2014, particularly from the perspective of the county’s primary general operating funds — the General Fund (property tax) and the County Option Income Tax (COIT) fund (income tax), as well as the Rainy Day fund (essentially, our savings account). 557 more words


Cutbacks for Winchester Bus Routes

Winchester commuters will loose several bus routes, connecting the town centre to the outskirts of the city.

Some late-evening and night services have already been scrapped, and more are on the line, as £1 million of subsidy cuts take effect. 273 more words

Justice for 91 year-old - Locked Up in Dementia Unit

Essex County Council should be thoroughly ashamed after keeping a 91 year-old man in a LOCKED dementia unit against his wishes for 17 months.

This was despite his repeated insistence that he wanted to go home and expert advice that said he was capable of deciding where to live. 210 more words


County council passes on countywide smoking ban

County councillors declined to consider the Wednesday with most agreeing the province needs to take the lead in strengthening its legislation.

Representatives from the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit asked council to pass a bylaw that would provide consistent rules across the county. 226 more words


Temporary Environmental Technician Grade II

The Position

The candidate will work in the Agriculture Section of the Environment Directorate, Cork County Council. The candidate will be based at the Environment Offices, Cork County Council, Inniscarra. 134 more words


County council to begin budget deliberations Feb. 4

Essex County council is set to begin deliberations Feb. 4 on the proposed 2015 budget at a public meeting starting at 4 p.m. in council chambers at the Essex County Civic Centre. 125 more words


What Ike Legget Really Thinks of the Homeless in MoCo

It’s somebody else’s problem.


From the article:  “The lack of affordable housing and the number of homeless are regional problems, and neighboring jurisdictions must do their share to help solve them, he said.  182 more words

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