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The East Liverpool Review
Plans for relocation of car barn underwayDuring discussion at Tuesday's meeting of City Council's finance committee, All
Plans for relocation of car barn underway
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 8 hours ago
During discussion at Tuesday's meeting of City Council's finance committee, Allen said the Car Barn is in "deplorable condition," saying, "It's not safe." The building was once used as part of the city's trolley car system but in more recent years... Read more
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The Marietta Times
2% pay hikes in Belpre budgetapproved the first reading of the appropriation ordinance, with further reading
2% pay hikes in Belpre budget
The Marietta Times / Posted yesterday
approved the first reading of the appropriation ordinance, with further readings scheduled at later council meetings. The budget includes a pay raise for city employees. Council member Susan Abdella, chair of council's finance committee, said a... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Little room in Columbus budget for new initiatives The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackl
Little room in Columbus budget for new initiatives
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right to Know Columbus’ proposed operating... Read more
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The Sault Star
Preliminary budget numbers goes to councilA preliminary budget report to be presented to city council Monday sets the sta
Preliminary budget numbers goes to council
The Sault Star / Posted 4 days ago
A preliminary budget report to be presented to city council Monday sets the stage for a 5.23% tax levy increase. The figure incorporates a number of factors including the provision of providing the same level of service in 2016, incorporating... Read more
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MLive.com
Ex-Flint EM Darnell Earley has fans and critics of his work in SaginawSAGINAW, MI — Long before he was embroiled in controversy in Flint and Detroit,
Ex-Flint EM Darnell Earley has fans and critics of his work in Saginaw
MLive.com / Posted 5 days ago
SAGINAW, MI — Long before he was embroiled in controversy in Flint and Detroit, Darnell Earley was attracting fans and critics alike in his role as city manager of Saginaw. Earley has gained notoriety in recent weeks for his former work as the... Read more
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The Times Leader
City works on money woesMayor Robert Krajnyak said during last week's council meeting that there are "s
City works on money woes
The Times Leader / Posted 13 days ago
Mayor Robert Krajnyak said during last week's council meeting that there are "some plans in the works" to remedy the city's budget being in the red. The year end balance was a negative $95,000. "It's just going to be more of a diligence I think,... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
City Council votes to create $30 million 'Youth Fund' in BaltimoreOver the objections of Baltimore's finance chief, the City Council approved a c
City Council votes to create $30 million 'Youth Fund' in Baltimore
Baltimore Sun / Posted 14 days ago
Over the objections of Baltimore's finance chief, the City Council approved a charter amendment that would lock city government into spending millions more annually on programs that benefit children and teens. The council on Tuesday voted... Read more
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The Herald News
FOLLOW LIVE: City Council to discuss new Pacheco position, DCM reorg Posted Jan. 26, 2016 at 5:30 PM FALL RIVER — As part of an effort to reorgan
FOLLOW LIVE: City Council to discuss new Pacheco position, DCM reorg
The Herald News / Posted 14 days ago
Posted Jan. 26, 2016 at 5:30 PM FALL RIVER — As part of an effort to reorganize the city’s Department of Community Maintenance, Mayor Jasiel Correia II’s administration will... Read more
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Philly.com
Should Philadelphia start its own bank?Mike Krauss, from the Public Banking Institute, writes to applaud Philadelphia
Should Philadelphia start its own bank?
Philly.com / Posted 14 days ago
Mike Krauss, from the Public Banking Institute, writes to applaud Philadelphia City Council's unanimous vote last Thursday "taking the first step toward formation of a public bank for the city," modeled on the Bank of North Dakota, the lone survivor... Read more
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The Fairmont Sentinel
City OKs 5 percent rate hikeCouncilman Terry Anderson noted the increase in city, county and state taxes an
City OKs 5 percent rate hike
The Fairmont Sentinel / Posted 15 days ago
Councilman Terry Anderson noted the increase in city, county and state taxes and other consumer costs and told his colleagues that people living on a fixed income couldn't take another financial hit. "It's a little lopsided, and I'm having a hard... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Board: Park paving was owedfor improving "neighborhood" streets, with a portion also set aside for matchin
Board: Park paving was owed
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 16 days ago
for improving "neighborhood" streets, with a portion also set aside for matching grants for major street-related projects. City Council has been responsible for deciding which neighborhood streets are improved with the levy funding, but Swoger... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Liverpool park board calls it even with paving projectfor improving "neighborhood" streets, with a portion also set aside for matchin
Liverpool park board calls it even with paving project
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 16 days ago
for improving "neighborhood" streets, with a portion also set aside for matching grants for major street-related projects. City Council has been responsible for deciding which neighborhood streets are improved with the levy funding, but Swoger... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Major budget revisions before Parkersburg Finance CommitteeThe committee meeting is in the small conference room adjacent to council chamb
Major budget revisions before Parkersburg Finance Committee
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 18 days ago
The committee meeting is in the small conference room adjacent to council chambers on the second floor of the Municipal Building. It will be followed at 7:30 p.m. by the regular council meeting, during which Mayor Jimmy Colombo will offer remarks on... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Speedy action not the smartest move, some city leaders counterThat's what some members of City Council are asking following another fatal sho
Speedy action not the smartest move, some city leaders counter
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 27 days ago
That's what some members of City Council are asking following another fatal shooting over the weekend. "Let's tone down the political rhetoric and look at the facts," Councilman Randall J. Allison said. "We could not have hired officers as quickly... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Coram defends time on finance committeePresident John Rockhold announced the appointments during the meeting while ano
Coram defends time on finance committee
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 28 days ago
President John Rockhold announced the appointments during the meeting while another council member defended her time on one committee during the comment period. Rockhold said he tried to put people where their individual experiences, whether in... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Aldermen scale back Emanuel borrowing plan — for nowAldermen on Monday scaled back Mayor Rahm Emanuel's push to borrow $2.65 billio
Aldermen scale back Emanuel borrowing plan — for now
Chicago Tribune / Posted 29 days ago
Aldermen on Monday scaled back Mayor Rahm Emanuel's push to borrow $2.65 billion, saying top administration finance officials did not provide enough details about how the city would spend the money and the amount of interest taxpayers would have to... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chicago aldermen take step toward new ethics oversighta step toward oversight they've resisted for years: a plan to bring themselves
Chicago aldermen take step toward new ethics oversight
Chicago Tribune / Posted 29 days ago
a step toward oversight they've resisted for years: a plan to bring themselves under the same watchdog as other parts of city government. The council's Workforce Development Committee advanced an ordinance to give Inspector General Joseph... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Rockhold to announce committeesRockhold was elected to the post by a 5-4 vote at council's Dec. 15 meeting. Th
Rockhold to announce committees
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 30 days ago
Rockhold was elected to the post by a 5-4 vote at council's Dec. 15 meeting. This will be his third stint as council's presiding officer. "I try to take into consideration people who have had success in an area before," he said of his approach to... Read more

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