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City's budget cuts could eliminate two jobs


Two city of Farmington employees may be looking for new jobs if the Farmington City Council decides to cut their positions next Monday.

During a 2011 budget workshop Monday, council members identified two staff positions they feel could be eliminated in order to save city programs and other departments.

The positions in question are the economic development specialist post, held by Tina Hansmeier, and the administrative services director, held by Lisa Shadick.

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Michelle Leonard
Michelle Leonard started covering the Farmington community in June, 1994. Michelle earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications: News-Editorial from Mankato State University in 1991. She is an active member of the Farmington American Legion Auxiliary Unit 189, and acts as the volunteer coordinator for the Minnesota Newspaper Museum which is open annually during the Minnesota State Fair. She has earned Minnesota Newspaper Association awards in Investigative Reporting, Local News Coverage, Feature Photography and Column Writing. 
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