City of Manchester Taking Delaware County to Court

Delaware County and the City of Manchester are still in disagreement over the assessment of deferred taxes that came with the County’s purchase of the new jail site in Manchester.

After several discussions, the County Board of Supervisors decided Monday to abate the 63-thousand dollar assessment from the City – and in response, the City has decided to have the issue settled in court.

County Supervisor Shirley Helmrichs:

City Manager Tim Vick explains the City’s point of view:

Both the City and County say they hope the issue can be resolved and that they can back to a good working relationship.


photo courtesy of Janelle Tucker/KMCH