Commissioners voted to
reduce the money taxpayers give to Chehaw.
The Park will get a
million dollars next year, but starting in 2015, the city will reduce its
funding by 3% a year.
Chehaw leaders say they're glad they're still
getting strong support from the city.
"I think what really
helps us, for them to have the confidence to say we're going to support you for
another five years, could have been a lot worse, if they cut us 10%, 20%, 25%
that would have been a real problem for us," said Doug Porter, Chehaw
City funding for Chehaw will drop to about $880,000
a year by the end of the contract in 2019.