“The homeless problem is an issue that no one is talking about. There are people out there in dire straits, to say the least.”

Gene Wolfe, Mount Vernon

“We’ve got to get this drug problem cleaned up.”

Hank Nyhart, Mount Vernon

“The income tax, how are they going to spend it. They need to be wise about it.”

Steve Walker, Mount Vernon

“I think they need to spend less on parks and focus on what they can do to keep businesses in the downtown area.”

Jerry Lamb, Mount Vernon

“They need to get more industry in. More industry means more jobs, and that will help with the local economy.”

Shirley Clapper, Mount Vernon

“In my area, they’ve started on the sidewalks. It’s nice, but there is a lot more that needs to be done. It would be nice to have smooth sidewalks to walk my kids to school on.”

Crystal West, Mount Vernon


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