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Pelham suggests funding cuts for Food Bank, FUEL
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The Warren County Emergency Food Bank and local school FUEL programs may be seeing a reduction in funding if a recommendation by County Executive John Pelham to members of the FEMA Emergency Food and Shelter board is approved.Members of the board met last week to discuss Phase 31 funding for 2014. The county will receive $16,872 for non-profits which is $973 less than last year’s funded amount of $17,845 and $1,680 less than the $18,552 received in 2011.Pelham was not in attendance at the meeting but his administrative assistant, Carol Cantrell, conducted the meeting. Cantrell said Pelham looked at the funding available and made a proposal for the board to consider.