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August 30, 2013

City seeking cuts to boost streets funding

Spending reductions in areas like library, mowing not favorable to some officials

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“We went to the homeowners earlier this year for the increase in the storm utility fund,” Robinson said. “We could possibly move some money from the Heritage Park restoration just one time for street repair.”

Council gave no clear direction as to what way they wanted city staff to proceed. Public hearings on the budget and tax rate are scheduled for Sept. 10. A final reading of the budget ordinance is scheduled for Sept. 24, with the budget to take effect Oct. 1.

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