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Public workshops set on possible Novato budget cuts

Date:
Monday, February 22, 2010
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Type:
Teach-In
Organizer/Author:
just put it up
Phone:
415 479 1888
Location Details:


Novato residents will have two opportunities in the next two weeks to voice their opinions and hear details about proposed service cuts to help balance the city's $5 million budget deficit.

Public workshops are set up for 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Novato City Hall at 901 Sherman Ave., and 7-9 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Hamilton Community Center at 503 S. Palm Drive.

The proposed program and staffing cuts range from hours of operation at the Margaret Todd Senior Center to police officers to youth sports programs.

Considered for closure are six mini-parks in the Bahia neighborhood; Creekside Park, 163 Alameda del Prado; Wallace Park, Fairway Drive and Alameda de la Loma; Laurelwood Park, two sites on Laurelwood Drive; McClelland Park, Olive Avenue and McClelland Drive; Partridge Knolls Park, two sites on Partridge Drive; Knolltop Tot Lot, Robinhood Drive; Pansy Tong Tot Lot, 30 Samrose Drive; San Andreas, open space area at San Andreas Drive; and Slade Park, 593 Manuel Drive.

More information is available on the city's Web site, http://www.cityofnovato.org, as well as the city's Facebook and Myspace pages and a Twitter account.

Added to the calendar on Fri, Feb 12, 2010 12:31PM
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