State policy binds Minnesota cities on how they can raise revenue, and how much they can tax. And if state aid to those cities continues to be cut, then what will be the refuge for small city budgeters? Likely it will be trimming or ending services.
Archives for July 20, 2010
Baldwin doesn’t have a noise ordinance. Now some residents are hoping the township adds one, while officials wonder if mediation could be enough to resolve issues.
Cities are increasingly coming to grips with the squeeze on finances. Oakland is cutting police; Willmar is asking residents for advice.