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April 5, 2013
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Pothole task force to tackle road funding

Douglas County backed a few steps away from a “pothole cliff” Thursday by directing the county manager to set up a task force, and find $1 million in the budget to divert toward the decaying roads system. “The problem was identified 10 years ago,” County Manager Steve Mokrohisky said. “In the last year we have made the effort to start to ‘walk the talk.’ The greatest need we have today, and will have in the future, is to invest in our infrastructure.” He credited Public Works Director Carl Ruschmeyer with creating the phrase “pothole cliff” to describe the county’s road …

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