Friday, February 08, 2008

Should read: "Expenses surge ahead of Revenue"

Instead, the Clarksville Leaf Chronicle headline reads "Revenues lag behind expenses." And yet the article gives us absolutely no facts on revenue per capita or per cent growth in revenue or any hard numbers that would substantiate their claim that "revenues lag."


County officials have called upon citizens to think outside the box and create initiatives to fatten the county's pocketbook.

"We need to be proactive," Accounts and Budgets Director Betty Burchett said.

The Revenue Study Ad Hoc Committee met for the first time Tuesday to receive background information and throw on the table any ideas that came to mind.