sheldon neeley http://michiganradio.org en Flint budget calls for higher fees/curtailed city services http://michiganradio.org/post/flint-budget-calls-higher-feescurtailed-city-services <p>Next year, the city of Flint will charge residents higher fees in exchange for less service.</p><p>The budget plan unveiled last night was greeted with anger from city residents and city council members.</p><p>The budget plan calls for trimming 20 percent of city government workers from the payroll.&nbsp;&nbsp; Flint police officers and firefighters are not being spared.&nbsp;&nbsp; The emergency manager didn&#39;t include public safety officers in the budget whose positions are funded with grant money that hasn&#39;t been secured yet.</p> Tue, 24 Apr 2012 02:18:29 +0000 Steve Carmody 7164 at http://michiganradio.org Flint budget calls for higher fees/curtailed city services