By: Diane Benjamin
Numerous times Mayor Renner said they could abolish Parks and Rec and not balance the budget. It was his way of justifying tax increases.
A found this document from 2015 on-line: http://www.cityblm.org/Modules/ShowDocument.aspx?documentid=8116
Many documents exist on-line that were only done once. This is one of them. Evidently the City can’t decide on a standard format for releasing information.
Below is part of it. Note this “Quality of Life” is 11% of the General Fund, then look at the salaries. Maybe it’s THEIR “Quality of Life” we keep hearing about. Also note: the Coliseum is not included.