The BMA currently meets the fourth Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m., and anyone familiar with Mount Carmel local government knows those meetings can become a bit heated and/or contentious at times.
City manager Mike Housewright described the proposal as a bare bones, no frills budget that maintains existing services with no extras. The good news is there's no proposed property tax increase, unlike last year’s 29 cent hike.
"I don't see how you can blame him for a budget that he did not create, that he walked into, and for debt that we incurred ourselves as a city before he was ever hired." — Alderman Jennifer Williams