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Finances top tourism board meeting

Former tourism director Lynn Dorsey looks on as Commission Chairman Jerry Madden speaks during a meeting.

Finances headlined the quarterly meeting of the Webster Parish Convention and Visitors Bureau Tuesday.

Treasurer Ty Pendergrass went over the profit and loss budget performance from January until July, which showed the total income for the first six months of the year at $167,332.71, with a budgeted annual amount set at $360,000. So far, total expenses are $156,795.21, with a budgeted amount of $334,100.

He also presented some proposed amendments that will need to be made to the current fiscal year budget in November. He proposed a 15 percent cut to the annual budget, slashing the budget’s proposed income from $360,000 down