Steve Conway

City budget
9:30 am
Wed March 30, 2011

City budget will be tight again next year

The city of St. Louis will start fiscal year 2012 with an $8.4 million gap in the budget
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Updated March 30th

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 meeting last week was the first time the Board had a proposal to consider, said John Farrell, even though the department's overspending had been evident for nine months.

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