Governor's cuts force local cities, county to look hard at budgets
Gov. Tim Pawlenty's Local Government Aid unallotment announcements earlier this week will affect some government entities more than others.
Park Rapids will see a decrease of 3.31 percent in 2009, or about $74,778. In 2010, the decrease will be even more, 7.64 percent, or $172,541.
"We already adopted a very conservative budget this year," said Administrator Bill Smith. "Now we're going to have to make cuts where it will hurt."
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