Council explores extent of street repairs needed, costs

The Mount Vernon City Council Monday began pursuing information on streets and alternative financing for streets and gutters after voting down a five cent property tax hike last month earmarked for those improvements.

“Just like eating an elephant - one bite at a time,” Chris Aylor offered as an approach by most small towns when financing street repair. For the rest of this story, see the August 31 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.