Warren R. Ross


At a time when the future of the American economy appears bleak, and the necessity to curtail vital urban services becomes commonplace in our cities, the significance of the decision rendered by the Ohio Court of Appeals for Columbiana County in Atwood v. Judge' deserves to be noted. The tension between the public interest in maintaining vital services within the community and the state mandate' that a city operate within its budget is not satisfactorily resolved by the court.