Cheney council adopts 2013 budget
Cheney you have a budget.
City Council members unanimously approved budget ordinance V-99 at their Nov. 27 meeting and in doing so adopted the city’s $23.22 million spending plan for 2013. The council adopted the plan with very little citizen comment at any one of its three budget meetings, nor via other channels, with only a few changes Tuesday night.
Chief among these was a reduction in the $100,000 Light Department’s appropriation request for a remodel of the council chambers and other parts of City Hall. The expenditure included in the department’s $7.98 million budget called for...