Cheney general fund reserves running low
Bills for years of balancing the budget through general fund reserves are about to come due for the city of Cheney, the result of which may lead the city to asking citizens’ approval for other means of financial support.
City department heads outlined a rather grim budgetary picture at a City Council special budget workshop held Monday, June 16 at the Washington state archives building on Eastern Washington University’s campus.
In a brief overview of government accounting, Mayor Tom Trulove equated city accounts to “punch bowls,” each containing a number of straws drawing out reven...
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