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Budget Committee approves FY 2008 Budgets

Tuesday June 26, 2007

Louisville Metro Council
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Tony Hyatt:574-4137/526-3622
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For Immediate Release:

By a vote of 11 to 0, the Budget Committee of the Louisville Metro Council has given its approval to the $810 million FY 2008 Operating and Capital budget for Metro Government.

“I am pleased the committee has finished its work and I want to thank each member for their efforts,” says Budget Chairperson Madonna Flood (D) 24. “I believe we have done good work in taking care of the needs of the city with the resources we have available. I appreciate the level of cooperation between the two Caucuses and the administration to get us to this point.”

The Committee began its review of the two budgets on June 6th with a series of hearings. On Tuesday, the final negotiations were approved.

“After many hours of review and deliberation, the Metro Council has found consensus on a budget that continues improve the safety and quality of life for those we serve”, says Hal Heiner (R) 19, the committee’s Vice Chair.

The budget goes before the full Metro Council on Thursday June 28th.

Madonna Flood (D) 24
Hal Heiner (R) 19