How Carpentersville is plugging $429,000 deficit
Mar 16, 2014 6:12 AM - Carpentersville officials support a cost-savings package of filling a projected budget shortfall that includes layoffs, delaying an anticipated dog park, paying a portion of an administrator's salary from another fund and using cash reserves. "We have a structural deficit," Village Manager J. Mark Rooney said. "You can't run a structural deficit. Unless you want to end up like Detroit. Or Stockton, Calif."