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Sustaining What?

August 18, 2000, News

And what the hell is a Sustainability Fund, anyway? Despite Garza's proud rhetoric, this new fund -- designed to pay for things he thinks are special -- appears mostly to be a neat way to put General Fund money (which would normally go to operating expenses) into the Public Works capital budget, and thus goose the city's road program. Given the zero balance in the General Fund, this approach may not be, well, sustainable.

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