A fuzzy economic vision for West Plains
Impacts of coronavirus measures will affect West Plains cities differently
Last updated 5/14/2020 at 2:27pm
WEST PLAINS – Even under normal circumstances, municipal budget experts are cautious about their revenue projections — often preferencing statements with “We think” or “We hope.”
A global pandemic is certainly not a normal circumstance, leading budget writers on the West Plains to preface their statements with “We don’t really know yet” when asked about potential local fallout from a near shutdown of the various economies.
City Manager Albert Tripp looks at potential impacts from the lens of the Great Recession. The first year of the economic downtown — 2...