County Fee Structure Run Around
January 22, 2020
The Stephenson County Board continued to hear complaints over their recent increase in food service fees, as Linda Simler of Skate Station was the latest to formally state, on the record, how much she is opposed to the new fee structure.
"My name is Linda Simler, owner of Skate Station west of Freeport, and also member of a Freeport church. I'm here tonight to comment on the recent county-wide fee increases, particularly the license to serve food, which went up 266% for Cat. I businesses and 585% for non-profits. Now our church serves only 12 meals a year to the public. Of those 12, 9 are...