1/23/17 – 5:32 A.M.
It’s been a long road, but it appears Leipsic is set to leave its fiscal emergency designation. That’s according to Mayor Kevin Benton, who made the announcement during a state of the village address last week. The Putnam County Sentinel reports representatives from Ohio have recommended dropping the designation for the village. The state declared a fiscal emergency for Leipsic six years ago.
Benton says state auditors found the village was in line with guidelines to get Leipsic’s finances under control. Benton added the village met the goals while still providing all services for residents.
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