According to the auditors, EC's assets decreased by $3.2 million in 2014, and our assets are dropping quicker than our liabilities. Financial wizard, Robert Rowland characterizes as "just a paper loss."
Rather than the Assessor doing due-diligence on Ag Status and state required physical inspections on other real property to collect taxes owed (conservatively estimated in the millions) taxpayers CAN expect a huge increase in fees for services (building permits, etc.).
On a side-note: Commissioner Robert Rowland is reportedly planning on running for re-election and Billie Mills is planning to run for Treasurer next time around. Based on the historical voting record of the local GOP it’s possible Kurt Schlegel will also return as a paid “spiritual advisor,” and Karl Nyquist will be appointed as Elbert County’s “Water Czar”.