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Rosier outlook for Atherton's budget

Original post made on May 23, 2012

Less than a year after making drastic budget cuts, including eliminating the equivalent of more than 12 full-time workers and replacing them with contractors, Atherton's City Council has been presented with a balanced budget that even adds about half a million dollars to the town's reserves.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, May 23, 2012, 10:27 AM

Comments

Posted by Save the Courts, a resident of Atherton: Lloyden Park
on May 23, 2012 at 12:23 pm

The courts were first put in by resident donations. During the 1970s and 1980s more than 200 people had keys at $100-200.00 per year. For many years the town put the surplus in the General Fund and used it for other things.

As the courts aged, less people bought keys. Now the courts badly need repair and less people will buy keys.