We will begin discussions of the fiscal year 2012-2013 budget. We will review the budget calendar, budget processes, and the general economic climate. In order to prepare the 2012-2013 budget in accordance with Council’s goals and priorities, it is necessary to begin budget discussions now.
An un-televised June 2011 City Council meeting set the stage for a budget with no new money for employee/retiree health insurance. This expectation came while other employers faced 25-30% increases. Councilman Kendall Hirschfeld referred to meetings in early 2011 where this target was set. What surprises await as Council provides budget direction for the coming fiscal year?
The following item could open the door for a MedHab update:
Exceptions to Requirement that Meetings be Open, Section 551.087 to discuss an offer of financial or other incentive to a company or companies with whom the City of San Angelo is conducting economic development negotiations and which the City of San Angelo seeks to have, locate, stay or expand in San Angelo