This budget is a good example of the decision making process
that takes place every year in agencies around the country. For every
decision, there will be an impact upon the department and the community.
Decisions may boil down to determining what is necessary, and what isn't
as necessary (even though a negative ramification may still result from a cut).
The impact to the community should be first and foremost upon the decision
maker's mind, though. Communication with the public can help, as recommended
here by the Municipal Research and Services Center: http://bit.ly/1xV6tAB
Do you think most citizens understand