City anticipates big bills from state intervention

City anticipates big bills from state intervention

Residents, officials frustrated with long commission process

WOONSOCKET - They have been in charge of all of the city's fiscal decisions for about a year, but they've yet to put in place some kind of solution for the Woonsocket's structural deficit. And soon, the city will get the bill for services provided by their staff members.

The Woonsocket Budget Commission will be meeting with Gov. Lincoln Chafee, State Revenue Director Rosemary Booth-Gallogly, the city's delegation to the General Assembly, and others in city government next week to provide an update on their progress in implementing a five-year plan to resolve the city's financial woes.

The news, it seems, will likely not be good.


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