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Hundreds of Birmingham residents learn about the budget process and give input for how money should be spent in 2016

budget tour wrapHundreds of residents from every corner of Birmingham got an education on how the city’s budget process works. They were also able to give their opinion on where the money should be spent for the proposed 2016 budget. This is the second year in a row City Council President Johnathan Austin has provided this budget tour.  Meetings were held in north, south, east and west Birmingham allowing for diverse input city leaders can use to help with decisions. President Austin plans to meet with residents again after the budget has been passed. For more information about everything the Birmingham City Council is doing, visit: