Post Tagged with: "Metro budget"

Dean To Roll Out Budget

by / on April 29, 2013

Nashville Mayor Karl Dean will release his proposed budget tomorrow. Although he’s asked most Metro departments to trim spending, many have asked for more dollars.

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Metro Agencies Look to Staffing Changes to Save Money

by / on March 26, 2013

Metro departments start making their budget cases to Mayor Karl Dean this week. The Mayor has asked all agencies to cut spending by two percent, meaning some are looking for creative ways to do more with fewer workers.

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Metro Agencies Look to Staffing Changes to Save Money

by / on March 26, 2013

Metro departments start making their budget cases to Mayor Karl Dean this week. The Mayor has asked all agencies to cut spending by two percent, meaning some are looking for creative ways to do more with fewer workers.

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Metro Finance Committee Votes for Substitute Budget

by / on June 19, 2012

As Metro Council holds a final vote on a county budget tonight, the council’s finance committee has voted in favor of an alternative. The substitute passed yesterday on a unanimous voice vote.

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MNPD Police Chief Accepts “Reality” of Potential Cuts

MNPD Police Chief Accepts “Reality” of Potential Cuts

by / on June 18, 2012

Nashville Mayor Karl Dean has been holding the police department over a barrel for the last few weeks. He says officers will lose their jobs if the Metro Council doesn’t pass his tax increase Tuesday night. And the police chief has accepted the possible outcome.

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Custodians Still Fighting Outsourcing

by / on June 3, 2010

Although the Metro Public School Board already approved a plan to outsource custodial work, concerned parents and custodians plan to speak out tonight at the Metro Council’s public hearing.

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Metro Council Approves Budget

by / on June 17, 2009

The Metro Council unanimously approved Davidson County’s $1.5 billion budget last night.

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Metro Council Committee Approves Substitute

by / on June 16, 2009

The Metro Council’s finance committee approved Davidson County’s $1.5 billion budget last night. The revised version adds back 17 jobs to Metro Parks, Codes and Public Works.

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Substitute Budget to Restore Jobs

by / on June 15, 2009

Metro Council members will take up a revised budget proposal today that adds back about 17 jobs.

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Council Hopes to Take Final Budget Vote This Week

by / on June 15, 2009

The Metro Council hopes to take a final vote on Davidson County’s $1.5 billion budget this week.

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Fleet Reductions Hitting Most Metro Departments

by / on June 9, 2009

The Metro department responsible for maintaining buildings, tuning cars and securing entrances is curtailing services at all levels. The Department of General Services is also cutting four hundred vehicles against the wishes of some Council members.

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Codes Feeling Economy’s Pinch

by / on June 5, 2009

Metro Codes told Council members last night that their budget has taken a $4 million hit because of the economy.

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Council Passes Budget, May Town On Procedural Votes

by / on June 3, 2009

The Metro Council passed a number of expensive items last night.

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Parks, Libraries Cut Hours; No Money for Paper Ballots

by / on May 29, 2009

Both Metro Parks and Libraries are cutting hours to deal with budget cuts.

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Business Making Fewer Background Checks

by / on May 15, 2009

Businesses are making fewer background checks because of the economy causing one Metro department a revenue shortfall.

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Property Tax Assessment Appeals In Line with Expectations

by / on May 12, 2009

Davidson County homeowners are appealing their tax reappraisals at about the same rate as the last time homes were revalued four years ago.

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Regional Mass Transit Focus for Nashville’s Mayor

by / on May 11, 2009

One Metro department escaped the budgetary axe and actually got an increase in Mayor Karl Dean’s spending plan for the next fiscal year. That’s because Dean wants to focus public transit monies on a regional network.

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