by Ivan Foley
With deadlines and potential legal action looming, the Platte County Commission has yet to announce what move, if any, it will make in a standoff with the Mid-Continent Public Library.
As exclusively reported by The Landmark last week, the library district has threatened to seek a court order against the county if commissioners do not move to place the library district’s proposed tax increase on the November ballot.
The district would ask a judge to order the county to place the matter on the ballot. The library said it would begin legal proceedings if the commission has not placed the issue on the ballot by Thursday, Aug. 25. For more on story.