Main Street by Roger Allen publisher – August 27 2009

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Roger Allen, publisher. The Good News With all the bad news in the world, I’m happy to see that we’re getting off the gasoline kick. Crude oil was formed from living things buried under prehistoric seas, and eventually it will all be used up. The automobile made use of cheap petroleum but, a century later, it’s not so cheap anymore. One look at the Interstate and [...]

The Tax Attic with Jerry Coon – August 27 2009

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Jerry Coon, Enrolled Agent Should government be involved in health care? The bill before Congress is entitled “America’s Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009.” When all is said and done, the final version of the bill that President Obama signs will influence the health care of all of us, our children, and our children’s children. I believe it’s that big of a [...]

City Manager offers insight on DDAs

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After reading last week’s article in the Rockford Squire, I thought it would be helpful to provide additional information on the City’s Downtown Development Authority (DDA) and the proposal to extend the term of the DDA for an additional thirty (30) years. As reported in the Squire the original DDA was formed in 1984. At the time a DDA is created, a base SEV is [...]

Administrator speaks on DDA longevity

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Kent County Administrator Daryl Delabbio said he thought the Squire’s article last week on DDAs did not make clear that DDAs can last forever if not allowed to expire. He offered this comment for clarification for our readers. In effect, DDAs can last “forever” if the city, township, or village extends them by amending their development and financing plans and time [...]

News Bits – August 27, 2009

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North Kent Service Center to retain summer hours The North Kent Service Center (NKSC) is keeping the summer hours of Monday-Thursday, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., as new service hours for their clients and the community. NKSC has found that these hours have been beneficial for everyone during the summer months. With the longer hours, NKSC is able to meet the need of clients who [...]
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