State of the County
[Editor’s note: This letter was prepared prior to last week’s Board of Supervisors’ meeting and read aloud at that meeting. County administrator Michael Thompson requested that this address be printed in its entirety in The Tunica Times.]
The excessive expenditure mentality that has been pervasive in Tunica County since the inception of gaming must come to an end. We must become fiscally responsible with our resources, which begins with doing the most basic job of governing...operating from and adhering to a balanced budget. Simply stated, expenditures should be in line with revenues.