The council discussed a proposal for a one percent food and beverage tax on Monroe County restaurants Tuesday.
Officials say they are cautiously optimistic there won’t be any backlash from INDOT for years of opposition to the road from county leaders.
Sophia Travis died of a previously undiagnosed heart condition.
A $1.3 million deficit has been trimmed, but other governmental agencies are still asking for more money in the coming year, not less.
Henegar died of cancer Tuesday morning. Henegar had served on the Monroe county council board of commissioners for several terms since the 1970s.
Local businesses either retained or created jobs over the past year
The budget hearings are scheduled to begin September 13th.
Monroe County Council members are getting ready for the last step in finalizing the 2011 county budget.
Monroe County Council members are considering a tax abatement for Tasus Corporation.
Officials from the Association of Indiana Counties were careful to say putting property tax caps in the state constitution would have varying effects.