What has changed in recovery efforts in the month since the tornadoes struck?
The city has attempted to take on a known expense for residents, which was the tree and brush removal, City Manager
What do you want to tell residents?
The city of
The city also encourages resident to meet with
How much has your city spent so far on storm costs?
What are you worried about now?
"With having levies (property tax) and no income tax, we do not have the flexibility and are not permitted by law to utilize other restricted funds for this storm emergency," Landrum said. Other levies, like Police,
The city has delayed several projects and reduced street paving as much as possible (things that were not already started and under contract), and have reduced the street funds down from 20% cash reserve to 10% to begin paying for the expenses.
The general fund will be the second source of funding, and reserves will also have to be spent. Any additional expenditures much above the
What are you hopeful about now?
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