Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Budget Deliberations: Sound Familiar to Anyone?

Link to June 16 Charlotte Observer article, "County budget passes with deep cuts; layoffs looming".

The Mecklenburg County Commissioners approve a $1,350,000,000 budget, but not before they spent nearly an hour debating whether to slightly increase revenue projections for next year in order to provide an additional $449,000 for the park and recreation department and three nonprofit agencies. Those proposals ultimately failed.

Of course, some of you might respond, "Just an hour?!"

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