City Commissioners Hold Workshop to Discuss Budget Priorities
Next: 2 Workshops in August and 2 Hearings in September
Last updated 7/11/2019 at 2:24pm
During their second budget workshop July 9 Lake Wales city commissioners asked questions about staff spending priorities while acknowledging they still need much additional information before they are ready to adopt a new budget for the 2019-20 year that begins Oct. 1.
City Manager Ken Fields twice tried to reinforce his position that commissioners need to just concern themselves with policy and the city's overall direction and leave spending decisions on how to get there to him and the city staff. But after more than an hour of questions from commissioners Vice Mayor Robin Gibson, who was...