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Budget cuts cut out DED

Sunday, May 18, 2003

SIKESTON -- Following Sikeston City Council deliberations on the fiscal year 2004 budget, full-time activity within the Department of Economic Development will cease June 30, which is the end of the current budget year.

"The City will continue to maintain a presence in the economic development arena," said Sikeston City Manager Doug Friend on Friday. "However, due to fiscal restraints, these efforts will be scaled back to reserve existing financial resources."

Friend noted in the coming months, the Economic Development Executive Board and Sikeston City Council will formalize their plans for future DED activities.