Athens-Clarke County Mayor Kelly Girtz's proposed budget includes a pay raise for many county employees, more mental health co-responder teams and more.
Credit Photo: ACC Government
With Athens-Clarke County Commissioners set to vote on the county's $225 million FY 2022 budget. WUGA's Jessica Wurst has been covering the budget process, and she joins Chris Shupe to talk about the high points of the budget.
Jessica Wurst and Chris Shupe break down the ACC budget.
Athens-Clarke County Commissioners meet again today as they continue their review of Mayor Kelly Girtz’s proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year.
As part of the process leading up to adoption of a budget on June 1, Commissioners will hear tonight from officials within the criminal justice system – District Attorney Deborah Gonzalez, along with judges from the State and Juvenile Courts.
Athens-Clarke County Commissioners met for nearly six hours last night, and heard from more than 20 citizens as part of the public input process for next year’s budget. Many of the comments focused on issues that have been consistent concerns for local policymakers – economic equity, affordable housing, and non-profit funding.