Riverside voters reject assets tax for streets

Rick Magliano

Voters in Riverside rejected a street levy for a 3rd time in as numerous a long time on Nov. 3, according to last, formal outcomes certified Wednesday by the Montgomery County Board of Elections.

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The levy results had been as well close to connect with on election night time.


The 5-mill, five-yr proposed home tax failed 51 % to 48.96 percent.

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It was the city’s 3rd effort to pass a street levy, with previous ones failing in 2018 and 2019. This 1 would have brought in $1.2 million annually for residential roadways.

“What’s following for us is that we’ll proceed to operate in the money we have offered,” City Manager Mark Carpenter stated. “Next year we do not have any household streets now in the funds owing to the reality that we have to handle the dividing wall on Woodman Drive.”

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He mentioned the town is heading to have to start off producing cuts if it cannot get more revenues.

“Riverside has not had quite a few raises in revenue,” Carpenter stated. “The town proceeds to have discussions regarding the sustainability of our operations citywide.”

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