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Daily Herald
Longtime Alderman O'Connor named Aurora's acting mayorRobert J. O'Connor, who ran for the Aurora mayor's job almost 40 years ago, wil
Longtime Alderman O'Connor named Aurora's acting mayor
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Robert J. O'Connor, who ran for the Aurora mayor's job almost 40 years ago, will be the city's acting mayor. City council members Tuesday night approved the appointment' O'Connor will replace three-term Mayor Tom Weisner, when he steps down Nov. 1... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Calgary city councillor pushes NDP for no hike on the province's side of 2017 property tax billCoun. Ward Sutherland throws down the gauntlet in a recent publicly-posted blog
Calgary city councillor pushes NDP for no hike on the province's side of 2017 property tax bill
Calgary Sun / Posted 9 days ago
Coun. Ward Sutherland throws down the gauntlet in a recent publicly-posted blog. Sutherland is number two on city council's finance committee. He's not a fan of high taxes. His message to the Notley NDP government is clear. We did our part, now you... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Council approves preliminary levy: Mayor...levy. Before the council approved the 3-percent increase, Menk reminded the co
Brainerd City Council: Council approves preliminary levy: Mayor...
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 11 days ago
levy. Before the council approved the 3-percent increase, Menk reminded the council the increase doesn't help address the city's proposed $1.2 million in capital needs for the upcoming budget year. The proposed 2017 budget sets aside $166,000 for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Harare City Fathers Demand Increase in AllowanceHARARE city councillors have petitioned Local Government Minister, Saviour Kasu
Harare City Fathers Demand Increase in Allowance
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
HARARE city councillors have petitioned Local Government Minister, Saviour Kasukuwere, to increase their travel and subsistence allowances by an unspecified percentage. They are also seeking the Minister's intervention in allowing them easy access... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Chicago's City Council Passes Big Water Tax IncreaseMayor Rahm Emanuel's proposed water and sewer tax hike, aimed at stabilizing pe
Chicago's City Council Passes Big Water Tax Increase
NBC Chicago / Posted 16 days ago
Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposed water and sewer tax hike, aimed at stabilizing pension funds for municipal employees, was approved by Chicago's City Council Wednesday. The proposal passed with a vote of 40-10 after being approved by the council's... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Mayor Colombo pitches carryover allocations to Parkersburg City CouncilDuring his executive message at Tuesday's Parkersburg City Council meeting, Col
Mayor Colombo pitches carryover allocations to Parkersburg City Council
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 17 days ago
During his executive message at Tuesday's Parkersburg City Council meeting, Colombo said the previous carryover estimate of more than $1.4 million had been revised down to $798,193 after some final checks were made Monday. However, a proposed... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
North Adams City Council OKs purchase of property for new DPWNORTH ADAMS >> The city's public service departments could soon have a ne
North Adams City Council OKs purchase of property for new DPW
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 17 days ago
NORTH ADAMS >> The city's public service departments could soon have a new home. The council voted 7 to 1 to authorize Mayor Richard Alcombright to enter into a purchase and sale agreement with the owner of 59 Hodges Cross Road, which would... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Council takes aim at 3 percent levy t...targeting a 3 percent levy increase, which it had previously approved as a targ
Brainerd City Council: Council takes aim at 3 percent levy t...
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 18 days ago
targeting a 3 percent levy increase, which it had previously approved as a target at its July 5 meeting. According to the City Charter, the council president and the chair of the Personnel and Finance Committee are supposed to put together a... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Council takes aim at levy targettargeting a 3 percent levy increase, which it had previously approved as a targ
Brainerd City Council: Council takes aim at levy target
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 18 days ago
targeting a 3 percent levy increase, which it had previously approved as a target at its July 5 meeting. According to the City Charter, the council president and the chair of the Personnel and Finance Committee are supposed to put together a... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
If We Had Budget Enough, and Time ...City Council resumes budget deliberations today, Sept. 8, planning a nearly ful
If We Had Budget Enough, and Time ...
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 23 days ago
City Council resumes budget deliberations today, Sept. 8, planning a nearly full day of work around a midday meeting of the Audit and Finance Committee. They're scheduled for Friday as well, although at last Wednesday's budget work session, they... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Emanuel lobbies aldermen on water tax hikeSeveral aldermen say Mayor Rahm Emanuel has personally lobbied them in recent d
Emanuel lobbies aldermen on water tax hike
Chicago Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
Several aldermen say Mayor Rahm Emanuel has personally lobbied them in recent days to back his new water and sewer tax for city worker pensions ahead of an expected closer-than-normal vote at Thursday's City Council Finance Committee meeting. One... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Deficit spending in WarrenTribune Chronicle WARREN - Spending in the city's general fund, which pays for
Deficit spending in Warren
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 27 days ago
Tribune Chronicle WARREN - Spending in the city's general fund, which pays for most day-to-day operations, has in the last 15 years exceeded revenue nine times, an analysis of budgets from those years shows. And in the last four years, the city... Read more

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