COLUMBIA — City Manager Bill Watkins released a city budget for fiscal 2010 that anticipates no growth in sales tax revenue and calls for spending 3 percent less than in 2009. The proposed budget would spend a total of $403,341,494, down from $415,908,244 last year. If approved, it would mark the first time since the mid-1980s that the city has cut total spending from one year to the next.
Watkins releases 2010 budget
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