Canton is in deep, deep red doo-doo.
It is running a $3 to 4 million deficit.
Officials and employees are taking furloughs, safety forces are being pared down, retiring and resigning workers are not being replaced, and on and on goes the list of cuts being made in city services to the citizens of Canton.
But there is money to be had?
Last week the SCPR made a call to Canton's Income Tax Department and talked with Audit Supervisor Mike McEnaney.
His department is part of the cuts being made. The department has faded over time from 13 employees to 6. One has to wonder why, because his troops are the ones who go out and beat the bushes to bring in delinquent taxpayers.
Here is McEnaney's email to the SCPR which outlines the numbers:
$3 to 4 million deficit!