City of Saline Holds Townhall Meeting on City Finances, Future Plans

 07/23/2013 - 22:01
Saline City Council has scheduled a townhall meeting for 8 a.m. Thursday to discuss the recent budget and talk with residents about the budget process.

Saline City Council hosts the first of two townhall meetings at 8 a.m., Thursday, at Saline City Hall.

City council voted to schedule the townhall meetings after passing the recent city budget, which includes a tax increase of .75 mills to 16.28 mills. The increase costs the owner of a $200,000 home about $75 a year.

A portion of the meeting will be dedicated to explaining the financial circumstances that led Saline City Council to its recent budget. Mayor Brian Marl and city council also want to hear from the public.

""I'm so much looking forward to these town hall meetings, and I hope my fellow Saline residents will attend. These gatherings will be a great opportunity for citizens to come and learn more about the city's budget, as well as offer their feedback on the process," Marl said.

The meeting is scheduled to last until 9:30 a.m. Saline City Hall is located at 100 N. Harris St.

The second townhall meeting takes place from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Aug. 6 at the Saline Area Seniors Center.




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