Willy replied to shinblind's discussion Budget Magic
"Is this for all pensions, police, executives, contract personnel  and City employees? What is startling is the per capita figure. The Council has created debts that even the children are…"
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AQUAMAN replied to XLFD's discussion The Cancer of Secretive Public Deals
"Riemer Eye Care, Cadillac, Ludington, Manistee, Shelby, and Portland, Mi.. I  know they have money to burn, but, I still don't understand this transaction, unless they need a huge tax…"
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shinblind replied to shinblind's discussion Budget Magic
"Here is a comparison with Manistee. Looks like they are fiscally more conservative with funding their pensions."
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"So, if you're traveling North, you can go at Muskegon, and you better be able to hold it until you get home, or at the airport Shell, say the MCSO. Great deal."
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John Doe Jr replied to XLFD's discussion The Cancer of Secretive Public Deals
"Blind-sighted'"
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shinblind replied to shinblind's discussion Budget Magic
"Here is a comparison to a few other cities in Michigan. The one thing these other cities have in common is that an Emergency City Manager has replaced the current city manager."
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XLFD replied to shinblind's discussion Budget Magic
"Wow.  Can you link to the source and perhaps review what other similar cities have done during the same time?  That jump of nearly five million in 2015 to 2016, nearly the full COL budget,…"
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