The monthly council meeting included discussion of the city's deficit and infrastructure needs.
The Terre Haute City Council approved a budget for the 2018 fiscal year in a meeting Thursday night, cutting roughly $2 million from the original proposal.
The bond will help pay for improvements to the city's sanitation system in order to meet federal mandates set by the Clean Water Act.
The meeting was the first opportunity for residents to give feedback on a proposed budget plan to help eliminate a more than $8 million deficit.
The council is required to approve a budget by the end of December. But Bennett says they’ll probably have one figured out by November.
Recent audits of the city's finances have led to a concern over the city's ability to continue operating as a municipality.
The City Clerk’s office, as well as council members, noticed many companies were not in compliance with their abatement renewal applications this year.
City Councilman Neil Garrison claims he hasn't gotten all the financial information he's wanted from city leaders.
The Terre Haute City Council voted unanimously Thursday night to make all public places smoke free by July 2012. But it wasn’t without compromise.
A Terre Haute city councilman says he thinks Mayor Duke Bennett’s first-ever veto will be overridden at this evening’s council meeting.