Working the budget election eve
Central theme in Cheney council workshop Tuesday is don’t expect big changes in 2013
By BECKY THOMAS
On a night when most of the nation was focused on government on a larger scale, the Cheney City Council gathered with city department leaders to discuss governance on the local level, specifically the city’s 2013 budget.
The budget workshop, held at the city’s Utility Building Tuesday night, covered broad goals and specific changes coming in 2013. The city faces challenges, including possible rate increases from electricity and solid waste disposal providers, but leaders said at the meeting that those increased costs to the city would not necessarily mean...