Wednesday, February 03, 2010

Mayor Bell, Toledo City Council to hold budget workshop meetings.

This just in via email from Mayor Mike Bell:

The Mayor and City Council will continue to address the 2010 City Budget at a series of working meetings that will include members of the Mayor's Transition Team, the Citizens Special Investigation team, union leaders and department directors.

The first meeting will be held on Thursday, February 4 at 9:30 a.m. in the Courtyard at Cousino's Navy Bistro. Subsequent meetings are scheduled for Wednesday, February 10; February 17; February 24 and March 3. All meetings will begin at 9:30 a.m. and will be held at the Bistro.

The forum will provide an opportunity for the Mayor's administration, Council, and the Union to work together in developing a common understanding of the current financial situation, potential scenarios and options for addressing the deficit. Further sessions will be scheduled at various locations around the city to collect citizen input regarding priority services and other budget related issues.


1 comment:

skeeter1107 said...

If I get the opportunity, I'm going to take over the "Stop Spending Elephant" so it can stand in the middle of the room. That way they can all see what needs to be addressed.

I noticed the Elephant wasn't on the list of invitees.

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