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Al.com
Why Daphne doesn't plan on becoming the first Alabama city to eliminate sales taxes on groceriesWhile grocery stores might be taxing shoppers too much in Alabama, the city of
Why Daphne doesn't plan on becoming the first Alabama city to eliminate sales taxes on groceries
Al.com / Posted 4 days ago
While grocery stores might be taxing shoppers too much in Alabama, the city of Daphne doesn't plan to break any new ground when it comes to cutting it back on food taxes. City officials said this week they will not pursue a cut to the city's portion... Read more
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Philly.com
Impact of union's new retirement plan on city pension fund uncertainWhen the Kenney administration announced its new contract with the city's blue
Impact of union's new retirement plan on city pension fund uncertain
Philly.com / Posted 4 days ago
When the Kenney administration announced its new contract with the city's blue collar union Friday, it suggested that changes to the union's retirement plan would benefit the city's underfunded pension fund. "Making the pension fund sustainable has... Read more
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Daily Herald
Des Plaines could reduce water bills, but how soon?bills cut under a plan proposed this week by three aldermen. But the mayor say
Des Plaines could reduce water bills, but how soon?
Daily Herald / Posted 5 days ago
bills cut under a plan proposed this week by three aldermen. But the mayor says it's too soon to pass along savings the city is gaining after hooking up to a new water source. Des Plaines' new connection to the Northwest Water Commission's... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Invoking police shootings around nation, Brockton officials seek additional overtime fundsBROCKTON - A battle over the Brockton police overtime budget and other funding
Invoking police shootings around nation, Brockton officials seek additional overtime funds
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 6 days ago
BROCKTON - A battle over the Brockton police overtime budget and other funding requests came to a heated climax on Monday, as members of the City Council peppered the mayor's administration with criticism, and one disruptive audience member began... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Troy City Council moves to allow hiring of financial consultantThe City Council will take action on two measures Wednesday as it begins to gra
Troy City Council moves to allow hiring of financial consultant
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
The City Council will take action on two measures Wednesday as it begins to grapple with the impact of the new City Charter that took effect July 1. Both items are budget related, which takes on greater importance as Mayor Patrick Madden begins to... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Advocates pressure Port Covington developers on affordable housing, TIFCEO Kevin Plank's Sagamore Development Co., which is planning a large-scale wat
Advocates pressure Port Covington developers on affordable housing, TIF
Baltimore Sun / Posted 7 days ago
CEO Kevin Plank's Sagamore Development Co., which is planning a large-scale waterfront community in South Baltimore. City Councilman Carl Stokes plans to introduce a bill this evening backed by anti-homelessness advocates that would require... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Fixing Baltimore's aging infrastructure goes $105 million over budget since 2012The industry standard is an average of 6 percent overrun on infrastructure and
Fixing Baltimore's aging infrastructure goes $105 million over budget since 2012
Baltimore Sun / Posted 9 days ago
The industry standard is an average of 6 percent overrun on infrastructure and capital projects, said Jeffrey Raymond, a spokesman for the Department of Public Works. Since 2012, cost overruns in Baltimore have averaged 8.5 percent. But overruns on... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Mayor changes course on land sale to fund homeless initiativesWEST SEATTLE - In the ongoing debate about how to handle the homelessness issue
Mayor changes course on land sale to fund homeless initiatives
KING5 Seattle / Posted 10 days ago
WEST SEATTLE - In the ongoing debate about how to handle the homelessness issue, one thing seemed clear. The city would sell an unused parcel of land, in southwest Seattle for $5 million to create more shelter space and honey buckets. The land, off... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Floodwall fee reduction fails in tie vote at Parkersburg City Council meetingCouncil also rejected the repeal of an ordinance prohibiting fortune-telling, a
Floodwall fee reduction fails in tie vote at Parkersburg City Council meeting
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
Council also rejected the repeal of an ordinance prohibiting fortune-telling, astrology and related businesses in the city and an ordinance putting on the November ballot a charter amendment requiring council to approve the mayor's appointment of the... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Palo Alto opts to trim trees, not budgetSpecifically, the city is looking at whether it would make sense to trim its lu
Palo Alto opts to trim trees, not budget
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 17 days ago
Specifically, the city is looking at whether it would make sense to trim its lush and beloved canopy less often, a proposal that City Manager James Keene made in May and that the council considered last week. The plan, which was first pitched to the... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
City set to sell Pacific Place garageThe Seattle City Council took a big step Wednesday towards ridding themselves o
City set to sell Pacific Place garage
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 18 days ago
The Seattle City Council took a big step Wednesday towards ridding themselves of the Pacific Place Parking garage. The Council's Affordable Housing, Neighborhoods, and Finance Committee unanimously approved a series of ordinances which would sell... Read more
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The Marietta Times
High School Lane between Wooster and Scammel streets to be fixed"We're asking for authorization to advertise for bids to repair High School Lan
High School Lane between Wooster and Scammel streets to be fixed
The Marietta Times / Posted 25 days ago
"We're asking for authorization to advertise for bids to repair High School Lane between Wooster and Scammel streets," said Eric Lambert, project manager with the city engineering department. He said the project, estimated to cost approximately... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Troublesome alley to be fixed"We're asking for authorization to advertise for bids to repair High School Lan
Troublesome alley to be fixed
The Marietta Times / Posted 25 days ago
"We're asking for authorization to advertise for bids to repair High School Lane between Wooster and Scammel streets," said Eric Lambert, project manager with the city engineering department. He said the project, estimated to cost approximately... Read more
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The Herald News
Fall River City Council passes Mayor Correia's $255 million budget FALL RIVER — After several periods of confusion and a number of reconsiderati
Fall River City Council passes Mayor Correia's $255 million budget
The Herald News / Posted 25 days ago
FALL RIVER — After several periods of confusion and a number of reconsiderations, it took the City Council two votes to pass the more than $255 million fiscal 2017 spending plan... Read more
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Minot Daily News
All Seasons rink skates on thin iceThe Minot City Council's Finance and Improvements Committee voted Monday to rec
All Seasons rink skates on thin ice
Minot Daily News / Posted 26 days ago
The Minot City Council's Finance and Improvements Committee voted Monday to recommend the council include $45,835 in the 2017 budget to buy down ice time at the All Seasons Arena as it has for the past 10 years. However, council members will have to... Read more

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