State of the City

Priorities: Jobs, Finances
11:03 pm
Thu February 16, 2012

Keokuk State of the City

Keokuk Mayor Tom Marion delivers the 2012 State of the City address at the Keokuk Country Club on Thursday, Feb. 16.

Keokuk’s mayor delivered his 3rd “State of the City” address during this week’s Recognition, Appreciation, and Participation Breakfast.

Job creation and finances were prominent topics during the nearly 30-minute speech.

Mayor Tom Marion decided to get the bad news out of the way early in his speech to about 75 people at the Keokuk Country Club.

He started off by looking at the city’s revenue situation, breaking down how much money comes in through property taxes, TIF districts and state and federal aid.

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