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?!"