Franchise Fee Keokuk Taking Time on Franchise Fee By Jason Parrott • Mar 24, 2014 Keokuk will take its time when it comes to possibly implementing a franchise fee. Franchise Fees Voted Down in FM By Jason Parrott • Mar 5, 2014 Google Search / Tri States Public Radio 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. FM Chamber Opposes Franchise Fees By Jason Parrott • Feb 28, 2014 Jason Parrott / Tri States Public Radio One aspect of Fort Madison’s proposed budget is facing some strong opposition. 2014 State of the City - Keokuk By Jason Parrott • Feb 20, 2014 Keokuk Mayor Tom Marion sees 2014 as a year of progress. Fort Madison Considering Franchise Fees By Jason Parrott • Feb 11, 2014 It appears that Fort Madison's gain could be Lee County's loss. Burlington Franchise Fees Voted Down By Jason Parrott • Aug 6, 2013 The Burlington City Council will have to account for a significant budget shortfall following this week's special election. Preview : Burlington Special Election By Jason Parrott • Aug 5, 2013 Burlington residents must decide whether to help the city's checkbook or their own. Burlington Special Election Set By Jason Parrott • May 9, 2013 Burlington residents will have some say in what they pay for gas and electric services. Burlington Petition Drive Valid By Jason Parrott • Apr 28, 2013 Burlington residents will have the final say in whether new gas and electric franchise fees are established. Keokuk Wants to Move on Franchise Fees By Jason Parrott • Apr 22, 2013 Keokuk Mayor Tom Marion says he is ready to move ahead with one of his priorities. First Vote on Burlington Franchise Fees By Jason Parrott • Mar 20, 2013 Burlington’s plan to create a pair of franchise fees has taken another step forward. West Burlington Latest Talking Franchise Fee By Jason Parrott • Mar 5, 2013 West Burlington is trying to get ahead of a potential loss of revenue. Keokuk Mayor Proposing Franchise Fee By Jason Parrott • Feb 21, 2013 Keokuk’s mayor says the time has come for his city to implement a utility tax. Burlington Fee Could Hurt Neighbors By Jason Parrott • Feb 21, 2013 A proposal to help Burlington’s budget could have a negative impact on its neighbors.