The pros and cons of small town living became evident at Tuesday night’s Humboldt Council meeting when longtime citizen Rex Heape asked Council members to consider the effect of raising property taxes in order to fund the 2021 budget.
The charm of a quaint community comes with the reality that fewer people are relied on to support services such as water and sewer, public safety and roads and sidewalks.
And when such infrastructure begins to age, the burden grows.
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