Archive for February 17, 2014

How cold has it been?

A six degrees below zero reading on Saturday made the 30th day this winter season of zero or below weather according to Clinton area weather observer Jim Blaess.  He says that is the most since there were 31 days in the winter of 1978-79.  He also said it is the 12th most zero or below days since 1892-93 winter season.   » Read more..

Proposal to reduce spending to match Clinton City Council’s vote to lower the tax rate spares cuts in public safety personel

No police and fire department personnel would be cut in a budget adjustment proposal prepared to meet the Clinton City Council’s vote to lower the tax rate. At last week’s budget meeting the council voted to eliminate the ‘emergency levy’ that was 27-cents per thousand dollar valuation.  That meant a $260,000 reduction in expenses from the general fund.

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