Making an informed decision

Chuck Kajer, Managing Editor

When the public gets involved, chances are, good decisions are going to be made.

It was encouraging to see the turnout at last week's Elko New Market City Council meeting. The city is looking into the possibility of eliminating its police department as a cost-saving measure, and instead contracting with Scott County for police services.

Without getting into the merits for or against the proposal, there is no doubt that the proposal has hit a nerve in some residents.

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