Under Doomsday Budget, Major Cuts to Fairmount Park Staff
Philadelphia's budget crisis has officials preparing to shut down huge portions of government and that includes a possible abandonment of 11,000 acres of parkland.
The Fairmount Park system is often called the jewel of the city, and it’s one of the largest urban parks in the nation. But as Mayor Nutter braces for implementation of this doomsday budget, park officials may cut staff from 180 workers down to just 22.
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