Ryann Brooks



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rbrooks commented on Closings and Cancellations

Please call 342-4800 about this and we'll see if we can figure out what's going on.

rbrooks commented on Breaking down utility increases

City Treasurer Janet Harrouff was speaking about solid waste increases not being made since 2009, not overall utility increases. We have edited this story to reflect that, and apologize for the confusion.

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