Many proposed changes to Mayor Jerry Abramson’s proposed budget for the next fiscal year will get their first public airing Wednesday.
The Louisville Metro Council’s budget review process continues this week as public safety departments come before the Budget Committee.
The Louisville Metro Council’s Budget Committee will begin reviewing the mayor’s proposed budget this week. Council members are planning an extensive review, though the process may not be as difficult as it was last year.
The council’s Budget Committee will begin hearings on the proposal next week. The plan continues the cuts made in last year’s budget and has relatively few larger capital projects.
Next month, the Metro Council will begin debating how to pay the final $30 million of the city’s settlement with firefighters over miscalculated overtime. The debt dates back to the pre-merger City of Louisville, and some council members want taxpayers in the old city, now called the Urban Services District, to pay it off. Others… Continue reading In Louisville, Suburban Dollars Fund Urban Services
The budget for the next fiscal year in Louisville is not yet complete, but Mayor Jerry Abramson says a drop in revenues is likely.
The Tandys’ child is due on May 11th. So is the council’s assignment. They have to come together and tell the mayor how they would like money to be taken out of the budget, if the city’s team of economists predicts flat or negative growth for the next fiscal year.
Louisville Metro Council members have until May 11th to present a list of budget priorities to the mayor.
This month, the Louisville Metro Council budget committee will likely vote to spend more than $12 million to buy land for the Center City project. But a committee co-chair still has questions about the deal.