Public Works director explains tax money use
Gazette letter writer questioned road levy increase
April 8, 2021
COLFAX — A letter to the editor in last week’s Gazette about spending a levy increase drew a response from Whitman County Public Works Director Mark Storey.
He talked to county commissioners about it at a workshop Monday.
“I have no problem taking criticisms for my decisions,” Storey said.
Letter writer D.W. McCall, of Farmington, questioned expenditures and a lack of gravel on gravel roads following the approval of a road levy increase in November 2019.
“Number one, nobody got raises, nobody got bonuses, the revenue can only go to roads,” Storey said.
The levy was raised and i...