Taxes and roads

HARDIN COUNTY – The beating administered Hardin County rural roads the last couple of winters is said to be a huge factor in next year’s proposed county budget which will be asking a roughly thirty dollar a year increase in the property taxes on a typical $100,000 home in Hardin County.

Of course the budget is a lot more than just the roads department, but the county clearly re-arranged some accounts so more money can be tapped for continued rehabilitation on roads. Unusually wet springs, winters and falls all but required rebuilding some of the county’s gravel roads.

Read the full article in the March 17 edition of the Eldora Herald-Ledger.