CITY COUNCIL BEGINS OPERATING BUDGET HEARINGS

CITY COUNCIL BEGINS OPERATING BUDGET HEARINGS

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THE SIOUX CITY COUNCIL BEGAN HEARINGS ON THE CITY’S OPERATING BUDGET FOR THE NEXT FISCAL YEAR TUESDAY.

CITY MANAGER BOB PADMORE TOLD THE COUNCIL HE IS WORKING ON A PLAN TO CONSOLIDATE SOME CITY DEPARTMENTS:


OC….$150,000. :20

PADMORE DID NOT GO INTO DETAIL ABOUT WHAT THAT PLAN ENTAILS.

THE COUNCIL WENT THROUGH THE PROPOSED BUDGETS OF SEVERAL DEPARTMENTS, STARTING WITH POLICE.

POLICE CHIEF DOUG YOUNG MAY BE ELIMINATING AN OFFICER’S POSITION FROM HIS FORCE AS A BUDGET CUT:


OC…..MIGHT ELIMINATE. ;22

THE CITY’S FIRE DEPARTMENT, EVENTS FACILITIES, MUSEUM, ART CENTER AND HUMAN RIGHTS WERE AMONG THE OTHER BUDGETS HAVING INITIAL HEARINGS BEFORE THE COUNCIL.