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County Commissioners Propose Mill Levy Decrease

Russell County Commissioners 1-7-19The Russell County Commissioners met Monday and discussed the 2020 budget.

The Commissioners have been discussing the budget and receiving budget requests for the past several meetings.

According to Commissioner Steve Reinhardt, they have just about finalized everything.

A public hearing for citizens to speak on the budget will be held during the Commissioners' August 5 meeting and the budget will be considered for final approval following the hearing.

Also Monday, the Commissioners received an update from County Treasurer Trisha Strobel.


Road and bridge repairs were addressed as well.

Much discussion was held regarding the stretch of Shoreline, or 15th Street Road, just south of Wilson Lake that remains closed due to washouts and slide-offs.

As that road remains closed, folks are reminded to not move the road closed barricades.

Meeting Minutes

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