Beautiful, But Expensive
- Leaving it up to mother nature. Jenkinson, Michael // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;12/16/96, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p41
Reports that Calgary, Alberta Mayor Al Duerr ruled out an increase to the city's snow removal budget.
- Indy is tapping out snow-removal budget. // Indianapolis Business Journal;1/27/2014, Vol. 34 Issue 49, p6
The article reports that the Indianapolis, Indiana Department of Public Works' budget for snow removal that was set at 7.3 million dollars in 2014 has failed as it spent 5.1 million dollars in just 10 days of 2014.
- Potholes and snow plowing punish state budgets. VOCK, DANIEL C. // Farm & Dairy;5/15/2014, Vol. 100 Issue 34, pC10
The article reports on the impact of potholes and snow plowing on the budget of U.S. states in 2013-2014.
- Snowed in. // American City & County;Feb2009, Vol. 124 Issue 2, p24
The article reports that Cranston and Warwick, two largest cities in Rhode Island, have ran out of snow-removal fund with two months of winter left in the calendar. A series of snowstroms drained the cities' snow removal budgets forcing officials to rearrange their funds and cut services to free...
- Sell That Prison, Lower That Deficit. // Correctional Law Reporter;2010, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p15
The article reports on the sale-lease back arrangements in some U.S. states including New York, Arizona, and California, which is considered by state officials as an ideal budget strategy for the state-issued debt rather than to cut jobs or programs.
- Cut It Out. Sanburn, Josh // Time International (Atlantic Edition);6/27/2011, Vol. 177 Issue 26, p15
The article reports on U.S. state and city funding budget cuts to U.S. cultural institutions as of June 27, 2011 including sports and music halls of fame in Georgia, Washington State parks, and proposed funding cuts for the Minnesota zoo.
- States Grapple With Spending. ELLIOT, DAVID // Progressive Populist;3/15/2011, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p19
The article reports on the strategies of states in dealing with budget deficits.
- The cold war that Moscow always manages to win. Peterson, Scott // Christian Science Monitor;1/24/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 41, p7
Discusses the efforts of officials in Moscow, Russia to remove snow and icicles from streets and buildings, due to risk of injury.
- Nothing but a snow job. Keys Jr., E. Theodore // Internal Auditor;Apr97, Vol. 54 Issue 2, p80
Deals with the transportation company's contract that provides the snow removal efforts by employees would be paid at an overtime rate, even if performed during employees' regular shifts. How the internal auditor found that the city used only one operator per snow removal apparatus and did not...