The Ashland Chronicle
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2019-2021 Budget: Prepare for Fee Increases: Addie Green Reports

Civic Action, Local Activism

David Runkel, a member of the Ashland Citizens’ Budget Committee, April 24 moved “to encourage the City Council not to increase water, wastewaster, stormwater, and electric fees in the 2019-2021 biennium.” After about 10 minutes of discussion, the motion failed 10-3.             Which means a probable 3.65% rate increase in your electric fees and a 4%, or higher, increase in …

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City Press Release Regarding the Resignation of the Finance Director

Civic Action

The City of Ashland Accepts Resignation of Administrative Services/Finance Director, Mark Welch After two years with the City, Mark Welch has been recruited by OpenGov to become a Solutions Engineer.  In his new position, he will work directly with local government to improve efficiency and access to public financial information.  This move is a departure from his career in public …

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