City cuts back budget overall
The proposed $11.4 million city of Havre 2012 budget is about $500,000 lower than last year's, but some of the more significant cuts have made room for increases in other areas.
Comparing the differences between the current preliminary budget and the preliminary budget from the same time last year — which City Clerk and Finance Director Lowell Swenson said was virtually unchanged from what was implemented — a few fairly large differences are obvious, particularly in the city's largest departments.
Mayor Tim Solomon and Swenson said that cuts were made to the departments based on the s...
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