Welcome! Login | Register
 

URI’s “D” Shuts Down George Washington in 59-55 Win—URI beats George Washington 59-55.

PC Falls 75 - 66 To St. John’s at MSG—Friars fall 75-66 to St. John's at Madison…

Columbia Runs Past Brown, 86-65—Brown loses to Columbia 86-65

Sky Chiefs Roll Brooklyn 133 - 73—Sky Chiefs Roll Brooklyn 133 - 73

Breaking Down Super Bowl XLIX—The Patriots and Seahawks are looking for any…

Leonard Moorehead, the Urban Gardener: Spring’s Snowy Prelude—Urban gardeners are savvy weather people.

The 10 Best Super Bowl Ads of All Time—The 10 Best Super Bowl Ads of All…

Fit For Life: Reward Yourself—I haven’t had the time to get to…

RI Beauty Expert: Super Bowl style – is There Such a Thing?—So the Super Bowl doesn’t pop into your…

Late Game Struggles Doom Brown, Fall 57-49 to Cornell—Brown Falls 57-49 to Cornell

 
 

BREAKING: City Council Grants Final Approval to Providence Budget

Monday, July 18, 2011

 

The Providence City Council has just granted final approval to the $613.8 million budget for the new fiscal year.

The vote brings to an end a months-long drama over how the city would close an estimated $110 million deficit.

“This budget makes significant progress on repairing Providence’s finances,” said Council President Michael A. Solomon. “Since news of the City’s $110 million structural deficit broke in February, the Council has worked with the Administration to close the shortfall. This budget is the product of due diligence, tough decisions and an unprecedented level of collaboration between the City Council and the Administration.”

City council members praised the budget for implementing $24 million in total cuts and avoiding one-time fixes

“This budget is honest and responsible. It does not rely on financial gimmicks or one-time fixes,” said Majority Leader Seth Yurdin. “By passing this budget tonight, the Council has improved the long-term stability and economic viability of Providence.”

DEVELOPING…..

If you valued this article, please LIKE GoLocalProv.com on Facebook by clicking HERE.
 

 

Enjoy this post? Share it with others.

 
 
:)