We Are Not Alone #10

The referendum in Horicon failed by a vote of 873 to 683. Now they face the familiar choices:

“We are going to have to make a determination if we are going to fund the program or cut programs,” David Westimayer said.

They are also looking to continue leveraging municipal finances. As Madison moves in this direction, we may face similar problems:

The district-wide recreation program with the YMCA of Dodge County will be on the agenda of the May 21 board meeting.

“It is the same contract at the same cost,” McCartney said, noting that money previously received from the city has dried up.

He noted that city sponsorship would benefit only Horicon residents, while the district funding the program benefits everyone living within the district.

Thomas J. Mertz

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