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Council approves 2022 budget

Broadband grant denied based on provider objection


Last updated 12/16/2021 at 9:25am

RITZVILLE – The city council approved the 2022 final budget by a vote of 5 to 1 Tuesday, December 7, with Michelle Plumb voting no, and Scott Yaeger absent. In voting not to adopt the budget Plumb cited concerns over pay increases for city employees as the reason for her no vote. In an email response she said “my vote is my attempt to be a good steward with the public's hard-earned money.”

City Clerk/Treasurer, Julie Flyckt reported on the status of the state Public Works Board broadband grant, which was denied because of an objection by Desert Wind Wireless Internet of Kennewick....

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