Green River must cut $1 million
Hard times are ahead for Green River.
Green River has gone through five straight years of budget cuts; and this coming fiscal year is no different. In fact, it’s worse.
“The state took some large hits this year,” Green River finance director Chris Meats said.
The city will plan a budget with a substantial cut in funds totaling $1.2 million. The deficit comes from two avenues of revenue; consensus funding from the county and sales taxes revenue.
The state has also cut its budget for the past five years. This year, Meats said the governor and state legislature cut about $500 million...