West Mansfield seeks public input on declining revenue

The village of West Mansfield is planning two community meetings for next week to discuss ways to generate additional revenue for the village in response to recent cuts by the state.

“Since 2008, the village has seen a reduction in Local Government Distributions from the State of Ohio of slightly more than $46,000,” Village Administrator and Fiscal Officer David Evans wrote in an email. “The village council must either increase revenue or reduce services to remedy the issues created by this reduction in funding.”

During the April council meeting, members discussed the issue and what the best funding mechanism would be for the village operations.

Nothing has been set in stone, Mayor Scott Robinson said, and both property and income tax options are being explored along with cuts.

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