FAIRMONT the Movie? Mayor Pushes Taxpayer Funded City Infomercial for Travel Channel
Fairmont, MN. Coming soon to the Travel Channel? Not so fast. The Fairmont Sentinel reported that Mayor Randy Quiring proposed spending "$19,800 for a five-minute feature about Fairmont during the "Profiles with Terry Bradshow" program on the Travel Channel."
Said Quiring: "For economic development it's pretty expensive, but to have that professional piece we can use as we want - it's just one part of a plan I have."
If the city moves forward, the production company must still decide if Fairmont will be selected. For taxpayers' sake, let's hope not.
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Posted on Wed, June 15, 2011