"in light of all the budget discussiont hat's been going on for the last month or so"
city as an umbrella
"finally come to the crossroad where we really need to buckle down and look at every efficiency possible"
"where we can knit together"
"anything we can do to move this forward"
"We're at the ceiling...no one can absorb any more"
"owe it to them"
working task force
"if it means that one department has to merge with another department and it's under the schools, so be it"
owe to the public to look at every option available
"brought up every other year"
like to see wording of Chapter 70 to merge of service
Barnstable did make an attempt and succeeded in merging some services
call on MMA and see what communities have done so
Economou: Chapter 71, section 37M