Council hears from public on city funds transfer plan
May 22, 2019
During a public hearing last week, several members of the public objected to a proposed transfer in the 2019-20 budget of money from the Police Department and library levies to a new Internal Services Fund to pay for administration and finance expenses.
The City Council must hold a public hearing on a budget approved by the Budget Committee and then adopt a budget by June 30, when the current fiscal year ends.
The Budget Committee, which includes all seven city councilors – Mayor Greg Mahler, Susan Coleman, Diane Gerson, James Goble, Lisa Gourley, Cortney Nash and Dave Trask – and cit...