Marshall County Council Approves 2017 Budget

budget-2The Marshall County Council voted this week to approve the county’s updated 2017 budget. The approval came after the council made several cuts to the budget last month, resulting in a reduction of over $1 million from initial proposals. Some of those cuts included the removal of new vehicles for the Sheriff’s Department, as well as some newly-proposed staff positions. Continue reading

Plymouth Council Examines Proposed Cuts to 2017 Budget

budget-2The City of Plymouth is moving ahead with some cuts to next year’s budget. Last month, Clerk-Treasurer Jeanine Xaver told the Common Council the city would have to cut about $2 million from the proposed 2017 budget to avoid having to dip into cash reserves for day-to-day expenses. Now, after working with the city’s department heads, Xaver says the city’s been able to cut nearly $1.2 million of that. Continue reading