We all got treated to a mailer this week from Boles accusing Byrd of “flocking to tax increases.” The mailer accuses Byrd, an Aberdeen town councilman, of voting for a 4 cent tax hike and a 5% increase in water and sewer fees.
Well, we did some checking and — of course — there is more to the story. In April 2016, it appears the Town of Aberdeen was having some serious budget issues.
Staff presented the council with four options on how to deal with these issues.
*You gotta LOVE public service* ….