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Seafood museum to receive additional funding from city

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) -

Biloxi City Council voted to override Mayor A.J. Holloway's veto of additional funding for the Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum.  

The council decided, since the museum's contract wasn't amended to reflect last year's 20 percent budget cut from the city, the contract should be honored. The museum will receive an additional $18,400.  The council said the contract will be amended to reflect a reduced contribution next year.

Last Friday, Mayor Holloway vetoed the city council vote to pay the museum the money calling the decision "unfair to others who had seen city funding cut by 20 percent this year."

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