E&A http://news.stlpublicradio.org en City budget will be tight again next year http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/city-budget-will-be-tight-again-next-year <p><strong>Updated March 30th</strong></p><p>A spokesman for Comptroller Darlene Green says the Board of Estimate and Apportionment can only act on layoffs proposed by the St. Louis Fire Department. The <a href="http://stlouis-mo.gov/government/departments/comptroller/documents/upload//3-25-11-E-A-Agenda.pdf">meeting last week </a>was the first time the Board had a proposal to consider, said John Farrell, even though the department&#39;s overspending had been evident for nine months.</p><p><em>Our earlier story:</em></p> Wed, 30 Mar 2011 14:30:20 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 828 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org City budget will be tight again next year