The Summer Festival at thirty
"If we have a good surplus year or a family leaves us a bequest, that's where it goes," Nesbitt says, "so if there's a calamity, like some crazy season full of rain, the board can steady the ship. But it works in two directions. If we have an amazing opportunity to do something fantastic and magical that isn't in the budget, the board can authorize the use of some of those funds for it."
[Originally published in June, 2014.]