Public hearing should be more convenient

For some folks, the idea of paying an additional $18 a year to the county for their fire assessment fee may not be a big deal; for others, the increase may be costly.
Unfortunately, the County Commission is not making it very easy for residents who are subject to the fee hike to comment about the proposed rate increase.
If approved, the fee which would go from $106 a year to $124 when the new fiscal year begins Oct. 1.


Are you satisfied with the County Commission's decision to outsource library services?

Do you think the county libraries should be privatized?

Did you attend the Jake's Day at Richloam?

Will you participate in, or attend Friday's Relay for Life?

Will you attend the Chamber of Commerce Cowboy Crawl Mud Run next year?

Do you think the Bushnell Fall Festival should be expanded?

Do you think the Cow Palace at the fairgrounds should be renovated instead of constructing a new building?

Are you concerned about the proposed new landfill in Bushnell?

Should The Villages oversee economic development for the county?

Is the economy limiting your summer vacation plans?