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Grim Comments on Population with Budget Session Scheduled Tuesday

May 8th, 2017 by WCBC Radio

The Cumberland Mayor and City Council will meet for another public budget session Tuesday as city officials hope to finalize a tax rate and agree on what cuts in services may need to be implemented. The city, at one time the second largest city in the state, now has a population of around 20,000- and that has some critics calling for a reduction in staff in order to save money. Mayor Brian Grim notes that while the population was been cut in half from its peak- the infrastructure remains in place…

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