City budget looks to tighten spending

Departments outline how cuts would be realized

The Jefferson City Council is nearing the end of a tough budget process. In the tight fiscal year, more than one program or service has had to fight to continue normal operations, with services such as the city transit system and JCTV still unsure of what the future holds financially.

But the single largest savings marked in the proposed 2013 budget comes from across the board department cuts equaling $582,775.

The News Tribune has provided a breakdown of each department’s proposed cuts and how it would be achieved, as outlined in last week’s budget meetings.

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