March 7, 2013

Ward won't hand over specifics of possible budget cuts

For more than a month, Mayor Art Ward has been sitting on paperwork submitted by municipal departments that outlines what each of them would do if they had to slice 10 percent from their annual budgets.
He won’t let anybody see what they had to say.
Ward, who is on vacation in Florida, said that he is still reviewing the documents and won’t release them to city councilors, Board of Finance members or The Bristol Press until he’s made sure they are completely ready. Until then, he said, they are drafts that don’t have to be handed over. Click here for full story.

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