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
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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 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
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
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