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Muni admits mistake in consultant costs

Service review over budget and $40,000 more than officially stated

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With the three biggest departments now reviewed, there is about 13 per cent of the RMOW left to examine in terms of finding ways to reduce expenditures and focus on core services.

"Certainly we're going to be looking at the operation of municipal hall, particularly in the context of budget preparation," said the mayor. "Are we retaining a consultant to go forward with some additional organizational review? No."

When asked if this $40,000 mistake calls into question other budget numbers released by the municipality, Wilhelm-Morden said: "I hope not."

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