Mike Cox, of the Monroe County Engineer’s Department, addresses the county commissioners Monday, Nov. 6 regarding budget issues facing the department.Water gushes over the bridge to the village waterworks plant on Township Road 999. County and village administration are working to find funds to replace the bridge.

Engineer’s Dept. workers plead for help with budget

With her department facing possible layoffs due to a strained budget, Monroe County Engineer Amy Zwick and many workers from her department came before the Monroe County Commissioners Monday, Nov. 6 to voice their concerns.

Zwick has requested an increase in the budget from the commissioners, which she said is vital to continuing operations, such as snow removal on county roads.

“If we don’t

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