Fair board talks about budget cut
August 20, 2014
The Great Northern Fair Board Monday discussed dealing with a proposed smaller budget.
Fairgrounds manager Tim Solomon said he put in a request based on last year's budget, but the budget proposal was $90,000 smaller.
Hill County Commissioner Jeff LaVoi said during the meeting that that number is misleading. The county tax revenue going in — just more than $5,000 — is the same, he said.
“We did not cut the tax money that goes to the fair board,” he said during the meeting. “We were going to, wanted to, but we didn’t just because there was just too much other stuff that had to...