Buhler; Wolgast deliver State of the Community address

[lin_video src=http://eplayer.clipsyndicate.com/embed/player.js?aspect_ratio=4×3&auto_start=1&div_id=videoplayer-1367030868&height=510&page_count=5&pf_id=9622&show_title=1&va_id=4034582&width=480&windows=2 service=syndicaster width=480 height=510 div_id=videoplayer-1367030868 type=script]

Topeka and Shawnee County leaders say their biggest challenges for the rest of the year are completing a balanced budget and improving communities from the inside-out.

On Friday, County Commissioner Shelly Buhler told the ‘Go Topeka’ state of the community luncheon the county must learn to do more with *less.

She also highlighted the county’s parks and rec merger and a new recycling program.

New Topeka mayor, Larry Wolgast pointed out from 2000 to 2011 the city lost 700 jobs,  a 1 percent drop.

He says neighborhood development will be a priority.

Buhler says one big county improvement for tax payers is the installation of a new automated system for to register vehicles at the County Treasurer’s Annex.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s