Asheville City Council is closing in on adoption of the proposed 2014-2015 fiscal year budget. The 147.5 million dollar spending plan includes a 3% pay raise for many city workers, funds for Sunday bus service, a bump in some fees, but no increase in city property taxes. While the focus is on this years' spending plan, a recent decision by the North Carolina General Assembly has city officials casting a weary eye on crafting the 2015-2016 fiscal year budget. David Hurand has our story.
Asheville closing in on adoption of 2014-2015 fiscal year budget.