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Friday's warm weather brought out the young and young-at-heart in Jefferson City to McKay Park's children's playground. Six-year-old Eli Neff enjoys the slide at the Parks and Recreation playground.

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Parks escaped most Jefferson City budget cuts

With own funding source, city department was in unique position

Because of the Jefferson City parks sales tax, the Parks Department largely maintains its own operational budget, with very little general revenue. That situation meant it had little to fear in terms of cuts.


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