On the agenda: Langford reccommends cutting ONB budget

05.19.2009 by André Natta · → 2 Comments

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ONB 50th anniversary logo - yourcitycenter.comMost of the time when Birmingham Mayor Larry Langford makes an announcement, you’re never quite sure of what he means exactly. Take this morning for example when he casually spoke of cutting funding for Operation New Birmingham and moved on the next subject.

Needless to say this was a bit of an eyebrow raiser, but recognizing the potential for a conversation we sent out this tweet:

Mayor Langford suggests that ONB be included in new Chamber/MDB/Region 20202 reorganization.”

Yes, we did notice the typo. Aside from that the local media had been pretty quite until now… This article posted by The Birmingham News  removes any doubt about whether the mayor meant what he said. No official comments have been made by ONB, but considering that they received $450,000 in city funds last year, this could be a serious blow.

Image: ONB 50th anniversary logo.

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Amanda
Amanda

I wish I could express the anger and disappointment in one comment, but I won't sully the post. This is sad, and the man doesn't have a clue what he is doing.

Amanda
Amanda

I wish I could express the anger and disappointment in one comment, but I won't sully the post. This is sad, and the man doesn't have a clue what he is doing.