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Prior council majority ignored public on '22 budget | Letter to the Editor


Last updated 2/6/2022 at 6:59pm

I am pleased to see the “new” council is reconsidering the 2022 budget.

The “prior” council majority not only ignored and prevented public input, which should have been the essence of the council's budget deliberations, but they manipulated the budget approval process to exclude councilmembers who intended to "insert" public input into the budget deliberations.

Any and all spending of taxpayer money should be well justified with public support. When pre-planning is required, such plans must be made available and vetted with the public well before budgets are proposed.

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Reader Comments(1)

Deborah Arthur writes:

Thank you. I agree I wanted to write something about this but I am not as well informed and not a good writer. So I didn't. I wish I could have written what you did as you are so right. I saw all of this as I haven't missed a meeting and I watch closely. I even take notes ha. SO thanks Deb.


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