A question of how the county decides which roads are improved has recently been raised. Road improvements by Bonner County need to be based on objective, consistent criteria. Those criteria, understood by all, should include traffic counts, current road condition, school bus routes, safety, and connectivity in the system.
If property owners want to pay the costs of improvement, that should be allowed, but tax money should be spent based on objective criteria. That is the only way to be fair to all county residents.
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