With a low-level but constant stream of folks complaining about the going’s on in Manassas Park and a request of late, let’s go on a fishing expedition and see what’s happening in this troubled locality. If you’ve got a story, there’s plenty of readers for you here.
We know of course that the Park set the tax rate at a whopping $1.65 per hundred this year, which could easily have been higher and doesn’t at all fill the fiscal hole in the city’s budget. We know they’ve chased off one member of the Governing Board with bogus criminal charges, and another relative maverick on the board has been suddenly very quiet and non-controversial. What we don’t know quite yet is when games will no longer suffice to cover up the fiscal disaster looming there and force retrocession back into Prince William County and a long-awaited reckoning for those responsible.
Let’s see just how deep the rabbit hole goes…
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