The Cheney City Council dug into the details of the city’s 2013 budget at its Tuesday night meeting.
The council heard presentations from department leaders in finance, the municipal court, community development, police, fire and parks and recreation.
Tasked with shrinking or maintaining their budgets from 2012, department heads didn’t propose a lot of new programs or purchases. Many departments had been boosted by grant funds in 2012, led by parks and recreation, which used grants to pay for sports fields and to continue building its Let’s Move Cheney coalition.
“Our budget is a...