Roads and Bridges

Admittedly, maintenance and improvement of OUR roads and bridges is a complex and an expensive issue but a important one for citizens, visitors, and businesses. A road may be county, state, or federally managed. State and federal roads are then sub-classified as to their use and purpose. No easy task.

A state or federal bridgroad worke in the midst of a county road is a challenge.nances provide.

Repairing a mile of a road can often cost tens of thousands of dollars or more

A 20% of matching is generally required for a grant application. If the county does not have the 20% available in reserve - bonds only saddle our future generations, we miss out.

The Engineer is doing a good job in maintaining OUR roads and bridges as well as providing and accepting citizen comments, including filing work orders on-line and will continue doing his professional duties for the safety of travelers of OUR roads.

Dark practices of accounting will cease. Practices such as shuffling of ear-marked money and the county not meetings its financial obligations will end upon the November 8, 2022 election. See pages E through H of the Examiners of Public Accounts Macon County Commission Audit October 1, 2015 through September 30, 2016.

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