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Few options for city to address Fiscal issues

March 21st, 2017 by WCBC Radio

Cumberland Mayor Brian Grim believes there are two clear cut options when it comes to addressing fiscal concerns facing the city- either cut services and raise taxes- or expand the tax base with projects such as the Rolling Mill effort.  While the Rolling Mill project, which consists of purchasing and demolishing some 60 properties to make way for a commercial economic development opportunity, has been controversial- it will expand the tax base and generate new revenue for the city. Grim says he would prefer the city move in that direction as opposed to tax hikes and cuts to vital services…


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