Akeley may cut police services
Akeley may be eliminating its police department as a cost cutting measure.
At the conclusion of Wednesday's meeting, mayor Jennifer Mitchell announced the proposal, stating "the city is facing a major (funding) shortage unless we make changes."
In September, the council approved a 15 percent increase in the preliminary levy, indicating it would likely be pared before the final levy is approved.
The police department's annual budget totals approximately $75,000.
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