Budget hearings draw public response

Budget hearings draw public response

There are 2 comments on the Press-Republican story from Nov 19, 2010, titled Budget hearings draw public response. In it, Press-Republican reports that:

Disqus Budget hearings draw public response DENISE A. RAYMO Fri Nov 19, 2010, 11:43 AM EST SARANAC LAKE - Franklin County needs to protect seniors, secure union concessions and make hard choices when finalizing its $112 million budget for 2011.

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rifleman73

Ashfield, MA

#1 Nov 20, 2010
If this Board wants concessions,they should start with some of their own!,maybe like not putting in for milage,or taking a 1% decrease in their salaries,the saying you should lead by example?
feedback

Boonville, NY

#3 Nov 20, 2010
If they would just come out and admit that they screwed up "big time" with the courthouse renovation project things would be different. Any resident of Franklin County has the right to go in and look at that new big addition with the gigantic panes of glass.
These new "conference" room created by the addition are filled with new furniture and rarely ever used- a completely ridiculous, non-essential purchase.
All of the cement work did not need to be replaced out on the main street side of the courthouse either. The cement that was there was not in ill repair or cracked anywhere.
It's my understanding that the total bill for this detail is in the area of $7,000,000 and there is still contractors running around in there!

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