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Council to discuss BPOL, budget forecast, Hugh Mercer expansion

At Tuesday’s City Council work session at 5 p.m., the council will:

In the regular meeting at 7:30 p.m. the council will:

There are three public hearings:

The council will also discuss an expansion at Hugh Mercer Elementary School. Superintendent David Melton presented to the City Council a few months ago about the growing pains the school and the district as a whole are feeling and an architectural study that was planned to evaluate the schools. That study is complete. Here is the resolution that would appropriate $6,792,902 in general and school capital, grant and operating fund balance for the expansion and a few other purposes.

The council will also discuss its legislative agenda for the general assembly next year.

Here is the full agenda for the meeting.

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