Numbers must pan out for city after rewarding its employees

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My Views

By Thomas Barr

 The turnaround has been nothing short of unbelievable.

Two years ago, mayor Scott Ellis walked into his new office as Shepherdsville’s chief executive.

He quickly found himself swimming in a sea of red ink.

Bills were not being paid and contractors were probably more patient than anyone should expect.

Talks of filing bankruptcy were in the air as city officials tried to figure out a way to pay its current and long-term debts.

Two major ways to tackling the issue meant increases to those who work or reside in the city.

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