Manitowoc City Hall building on Thursday, January 10, 2013. Sue Pischke/HTR Media For Generic web photo used for smartphone and tablet apps.
Finance Director Steve Corbeille shared Monday his vision of a municipal financial plan that would continue to cut into the city's long-term debt and increase the percentage of tax levy from property owners available for operations.
Corbeille told the Finance Committee before the regular City Council meeting that they had already done, in recent years, a lot of work "to balance the budget, cutting back on expenses (by) making tough decisions."
This included adopting a budget for 2012 that included the layoff of nearly 50 municipal workers, which Corbeille noted as necessary because the ...