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Council gets a quarterly report on capital projects

In an attempt to get better transparency over the city’s large capital projects and provide early warning on those running behind schedule or over budget, the City Council worked with the executive branch to define a quarterly report that lists all the projects and provides additional detail on a handful that have been added to a “watch list.”

The second-quarter report is in; here’s what it says.

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What to look for in this week’s budget discussions

Last week the City Council had a series of “issue identification” discussions as a precursor for this week’s deliberations on specific proposals for modifications to the Mayor’s proposed budget. Here’s what to pay attention to this week as the Council members pitch their “green sheet” proposals.

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