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Boon or boondoggle


The soon-to-be community center a boon to the community? Or boondangle? Some think it should have been placed on a ballot for a vote. Or built through private efforts, like the existing senior center. Some think an economy forcing numerous local governments into bankruptcy, with no discernible light on the horizon, is not a good time to start a nonessential $19 million project.

Financing is primarily via county bonds repaid by a half percent tax on our gas, electric, and cell phone bills. It's only a small fee so everyone can afford it, right? The legislature in its infinite …

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The Record Courier Updated Feb 20, 2013 11:28AM Published Feb 20, 2013 11:20AM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.