Green River Star -

By Lillian Palmer
Staff Writer 

City works to manage freefall

2017 budget year poses challenges

 


“The sky is falling,” may not be the best thing to hear at a city budget workshop.

Neither are the words “managing the free fall,” which is what a portion of the budget presentation was titled at Thursday’s workshop.

“The sky hasn’t fallen yet, but it’s getting pretty cloudy,” city finance director Chris Meats said.

After a reduction of between $1.3-$1.5 million in sales tax revenue, combined with the city’s $3.9 million in operational costs, and two rounds of cuts across the board, the city is still $79,000 in the hole.

“The department heads and Reed (Clevenger, city...



For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.



 

Reader Comments
(0)

 
 

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2017

Rendered 12/10/2017 12:52