The Carmi City Council held another abbreviated meeting last Tuesday, dealing with a mere smattering of business.

First Ward Alderman Sheila Jo Headlee informed the board that the City of Carmi ended 2020 with a shortfall of $500,000 in revenues. The shortfall was due primarily because the normal distribution of county property taxes is still pending. Headlee also praised city officials for holding the line last year on spending which resulted in $1.1 million in reduced expenditures. She praised each department for...

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