Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Manitowoc County Executive's 2011 Budget Proposal

Link to October 13 Herald Times Reporter article, "$27.7M budget presented to County Board".

Excerpt: Manitowoc County Executive Bob Ziegelbauer on Tuesday called his proposed 2011 budget a "good starting point" to holding the line on taxes while avoiding layoffs.

Ziegelbauer made his formal budget presentation to the Manitowoc County Board. The $27.7 million budget includes 30 layoffs and closing of the county's Juvenile Detention Center if a 2 percent cut in work-force expenses isn't achieved through bargaining sessions with unions. The county proposed five options to unions to achieve reductions in employee costs, such as wages and fringe benefits

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