July 23, 2017
City of Kingman office complex
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“Every community has a handful of people that are intolerant,” Gates said. “And often times I find that these people, the only way they can feel good about themselves is to make themselves feel superior to someone.”
Mayor Monica Gates, Vice Mayor Jen Miles and Interim City Manager Jim Bacon will visit the home cities of the finalists this week, and interview employers and professional references.
In addition to providing thoughts on how Kingman can work to develop a successful economic development department at Tuesday’s Council meeting, Interim City Manager Jim Bacon also laid out areas of emphasis for the City to focus on within its strategic plan.
City has town hall scheduled for Tuesday
Ratification of the increase in the Transaction Privilege Tax, or sales tax, is going to be a “pretty straightforward process,” city attorney Carl Cooper said at Tuesday’s City Council meeting.
The city is reducing its debt, and the increased sales tax rate could bring in an additional $3.1 million, but projections for the 2018-2019 fiscal budget aren’t much different than a year ago, Interim City Manager James Bacon said Tuesday.
City Council is poised to work on the continuing controversial interchange projects during its regular meeting 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Mohave County Administration Building, 700 W. Beale St.
The city government is busting at the seams, and the solutions aren’t going to come cheap City Council discovered at Tuesday’s regularly scheduled Common Council meeting.