Another critical development will be the commission's growing regulatory role at a time of shrinking municipal spending.
The measure would give the board final say on municipal spending, hiring and purchasing decisions.
City officials blame outside forces for most of the increases in municipal spending.
In late 1993, however, he argued that municipal spending would be better directed toward infrastructural renewal.
Education expenses made up an average of 51.9 percent of all municipal spending in the 1987-88 fiscal year, the committee report said.
In retrospect, the Legislature accomplished only half of what it set out to do by placing "caps" on municipal spending.
The bill would create a state-appointed fiscal oversight board with the final say on municipal spending, hiring and purchasing.
We do not have a good accounting on how much state and municipal spending there is.
Federal and municipal spending were strongly cut to guarantee the liquidity of the country.
His plan would reduce municipal spending by $25.2 million compared with last year's budget.