Mt. Rainier Mayor says MRPD allegations not “corroborated”
Mount Rainier Mayor Malinda Miles said allegations relating to investigations of the Mount Rainier Police Department have not been “corroborated” to her satisfaction. Miles issued this statement in the July edition of The Message, Mount Rainier’s municipal newsletter. Released late June 2018, Copies of the newsletter were circulated June 29...
I’m wonder what the annual budget is for the city? That missing money is a large chunk of change for a small municipality.
It’s about a $6 million annual general fund budget. In a previous story, I contextualized it thusly: This year, Mount Rainier cut its property tax rate by one cent, which reduced that budget by about $43,000. So, $135,000 is equivalent to about a three cent reduction in the property tax rate.
Which we desperately need considering how insanely high our taxes are.