RJGleich

RJGleich commented on Letter: Budget Watch

After further investigation Yankton County Sales Tax Rate is zero: The combined sales tax rate for Yankton County, SD is 4.5%. This is the total of state and county sales tax rates. The South Dakota state sales tax rate is currently 4.5%. The Yankton County sales tax rate is 0%. Source: h…

RJGleich commented on Letter: Budget Watch

The Yankton County Budget is primarily derived from property taxes. It is very simple, property valuation have gone up and thus the property taxes (any owner of property will tell you that they are paying more in property taxes). The miss information to try to tie this into 'sales tax' wh…

If your not man or woman enough to put your name behind your comment, you should not post a darn thing.


Has the city ever had surplus funds? If only 1% was spent on the housing issue that would be $570,000 as a 'gift' to the community to create more housing or spent on business development … how much is earmarked for these two important goals. Would it be a subsidy or grant - you bet - many…

RJGleich commented on Letter: Just One Farm

Get off your high horse. What about small business owners that do the same thing you just described. Or the working family that also spends their dollars locally. Or how about our manufacturing, medial, and other entities that also are great contributors to the local economy. You continue w…

Put some perspective on this. If a miracle were to happen and the Government showed up on the Cities/Counties doorstep on Tuesday with an check (Ha Ha) … It seems almost impossible that damage could be rebuilt in a year.

It will take years - and why rebuild something that is 50 plus y…

YTD .45% .. that is not even 1% growth YTD .. with inflation lets say 2% … we are going in the hole. NEED MORE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT. If a public company were to brag to its shareholders that it had a YTD .45% growth in revenues - they would not have many investors - would they?

RJGleich commented on County Divisions Are On Parade

It would appear that “SOME” farmers feel they are entitled to ‘do what they want’ as ‘city folks’ know nothing nor do they have any respect for farmers. That is a false narrative and it is comical in the fact that many city folk’s upbringing was from a family farm. INFACT, you would be hard …

To place any blame on the current Yankton County Commissioner's for PREVIOIUS Yankton County Commission's actions is not a valid point. Previous commission did have one million dollars set aside for Fleege Bridge and were making an effort to create that 'rainy day' fund. That money was basic…

How dare you demand anything if you can't put your own name to your request.