Council budget hearing scheduled for Thursday afternoon
BATON ROUGE- Metro council members are getting ready to take a look at next year's budget proposal.
East Baton Rouge Mayor-President Kip Holden unveiled his 2016 budget proposal. The $880.4 million budget includes more money for safety agencies and a pay bump for government employees.
On Thursday, Metro Councilmembers will meet with the council budget office to start taking a deeper look at next year's proposal. The Council Budget Office provides budgeting and financial information to councilmembers.