Cherry Point officials uncertain of extent of budget cuts

Published: Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 12:18 PM.

“I just checked with Headquarters Marine Corps and don’t think they are going to be a problem,” he said.

He said there was $52 million in other facility restorations and modernization projects and for energy improvements in the current budget, with $22 million of the contracts to be awarded as soon as possible.

“I think fiscal year 2013 is about the same,” he said.

Both Zimmerman and Fennell reported on the details of a good year at the base and positive plans for the future at Cherry Point, presently clouded by the unresolved budget crisis. 

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