Voter-approved accounting change boosts city of Muskegon budget MLive.com
"That gave the city a one-time accounting advantage of collecting a year’s worth of revenues but having only six months of expenditures. There was no new cash in the city coffers — just a new way to account for it, said Finance Director Tim Paul."
Smoke and mirrors celebrated by the city and The Chronicle.
That'll bring in a lot of jobs......