At a meeting Tuesday night, council members looked at areas in the 2018 budget with increased spending, to evaluate possible ways to cut those costs.
Vigo County taxpayers will have to wait a little while longer to see if they’ll have to pay a higher local income tax to help fund a new jail.
A quarter percent of the increase is temporary, and meant to pay for a proposed $60 million county jail.
The City of Terre Haute has been added to a federal lawsuit alleging "pay to play" in a sludge-to-diesel contract the city entered into.
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.
Mayor Bennett answers questions about the city budget deficit, Hulman Center renovations and Coke bottle display.
The fiberglass bottles will be displayed around the city starting next year.
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The three Vigo County high schools are in need of renovations, and some say new buildings might even be necessary.
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.