STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER GOP budget will differ from Dayton, mayors' aid ideas
No one argued over the need to continue state city aid during a Wednesday meeting of Minnesota mayors and Gov. Mark Dayton, but it will be a different story when Republicans who control the Legislat... Posted on 3/10/11 at 1:31 AM
Alexandria Mayor Dan Ness gave a grim scenario of what could await the city in 2010:
Half of its 18-employee police department would be gone.
The parks and recreation budget would be eliminated.
The airport and the Runestone Community Center would close and the city would still have to cut another $100,000 from its budget.
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