With a 3-1 vote, Saratoga Town Council passes 2020/2021 budget on third reading
While a nearly two and half hour discussion over a report from James Childress and two executive sessions took up the majority of the Saratoga Town Council meeting on June 23, the governing body also passed two budgetary items on third reading.
Ordinance No. 856, an ordinance amending the 2019/2020 Budget, and Ordinance No. 857, an ordinance setting the 2020/2021 Budget, were both passed by a 3-1 vote with Councilmember Jon Nelson voting nay both times.
Over the past month, both documents have been the subject of heated debate between the council itself and with members of the public. Add...