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Tomorrow's City Today
A look at what a mayor would spend surplus budget money on.
# 133881 | 750 words | 0 sources | MLA | 2003 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2003 in Political Science (State and Local Politics) , Economics (General)

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This is an English essay with the prompt of "Assume that you have recently finished your first year as mayor of your city. At the end of the year there is $1million dollars left in the budget. You must spend this money within your community, What would you spend it on and why?" The city chosen is Lakewood California whose motto is "Tomorrow's City Today".

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"Today I have the unique privilege of being a first term Mayor for the city of Lakewood, California during a fortuitous time when the city coffers are blessed with an additional one million dollars. The challenge posed by this situation is how to reward the obvious careful stewardship of the department managers in maintaining the fiscal diligence necessary for such a windfall and the temptation to spend these funds in a frivolous manner negating these efforts. As Mayor, I have been entrusted by the nearly eighty thousand residence dwellings in nearly twenty seven thousand households to effectively manage a fifty five million dollar budget..."

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