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Tarentum council schedules 2018 budget workshops, voting meeting

Madasyn Czebiniak
| Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, 3:30 p.m.

Tarentum council has scheduled at least three December meetings related to the 2018 budget.

Council will hold budget workshops on Tuesday, Dec. 12 and Monday, Dec. 18 at 6 p.m. A special public meeting to vote on the proposed budget will be held Friday, Dec. 29 at 6 p.m.

“We may squeeze one more workshop in, if need be,” Council President Eric Carter said. “I'll have to see how Tuesday goes.”

Solicitor David Regoli said the public is invited to attend the budget workshops and make comments on budget items. He said the workshops are being held so council members can to go over everything in the proposed budget.

“They'll make any changes that need to be made in the departments, and make sure all the council members all know what's in the budget,” Regoli said.

Madasyn Czebiniak is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach her at 724-226-4702, mczebiniak@tribweb.com, or on Twitter @maddyczebstrib.

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