Franchise Fee

Keokuk will take its time when it comes to possibly implementing a franchise fee.

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The Fort Madison City Council has signed off on the city’s budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1, 2014, without its most controversial provision.

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One aspect of Fort Madison’s proposed budget is facing some strong opposition.

Keokuk Mayor Tom Marion sees 2014 as a year of progress.

It appears that Fort Madison's gain could be Lee County's loss.

The Burlington City Council will have to account for a significant budget shortfall following this week's special election.

Burlington residents must decide whether to help the city's checkbook or their own.

Burlington residents will have some say in what they pay for gas and electric services.

Burlington residents will have the final say in whether new gas and electric franchise fees are established.

Keokuk Mayor Tom Marion says he is ready to move ahead with one of his priorities.

Burlington’s plan to create a pair of franchise fees has taken another step forward.

West Burlington is trying to get ahead of a potential loss of revenue.

Keokuk’s mayor says the time has come for his city to implement a utility tax.

A proposal to help Burlington’s budget could have a negative impact on its neighbors.