Photo by Ted Lutz â€“ Kane Mayor William "Yogi" Osmer (left) administers the oath of office to Councilman John Gentilman (right). Gentilman was re-elected in November to another four-year term on council. The mayor and three other councilmen were sworn in Dec. 30 by Kane District Court Judge Dave Engman.
A hefty drop in total Kane property valuation is blamed for a drastic cut in the borough's reserve fund.
The 2013 budget included $25,000 in the capital reserve fund to pay for unexpected expenses during the year.