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Monday, June 7, 2010

Mayor/Council President at Odds Over New Project Funding

A difference of opinion arose between the Mayor and Council President Mixon concerning the possible funding sources for new capital spending projects in the coming years: The Mayor suggested more borrowing or using sales tax revenue by reducing the proposed emergency reserve fund (from $6 to $4 million); but Mixon preferred making cuts elsewhere ("to the bare bones") and using the money saved to fund the needed improvements.
The Mayor was not present but a message from him was relayed by Member Stan Grubin.

1 comment:

Tea Party said...

Better watch them close. They will slip in utility rates hikes when your not looking. Always been done that way. Guess its ok. :(