Council Hears From Passionate Citizens; Mayor Says Higher Taxes May Help

By: Brian Quick Email
By: Brian Quick Email

Several people had passionate opinions to share at Tuesday's City Council meeting -- and share them they did.

Four people, including Fire Union 83 President Kent Dederick expressed dismay over the city's cuts to several departments, including overtime cuts to the fire department and drug bust money cuts to the police department.

City Council Mayor Bill Bunten says taxes may have to go up for the Council to fund everything the city needs, and the citizens wants, though he feels people will understand.

Click the video link for the full-length interview with Bunten, and leave your comments below.

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