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City Council Highlights - Feb. 13, 2017

Fee assistance program helps 1,000+ recipients in its first full year

A new Fee Assistance Program helped 1,062 financially-challenged recipients access local recreation and culture activities in 2016, City Council was informed. Council allocated $75,000 to launch the program in late 2015 with the funding increasing to $90,000 per year in 2016. In an update from City staff, Council heard that no eligible applicants have been turned away so far, and that approximately $35,000 in unused funding is being carried forward into the 2017 budget year.

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