Hilton says her business philosophy is to hire top-notch people to lead various- John C.L. Morgan
departments and hold them accountable for the areas they oversee. As mayor,
Hilton said, she will use the same philosophy to manage the city's budget and
its 169 employees. "This is a business, a $52 million business," Hilton said.
"I've been an administrator for a long time. I don't want anyone to think these
are easy decisions to make. I get paid to solve problems. It's not a popularity
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