Port Allen Council Set To Tackle Budget Again
PORT ALLEN, La. (AP) — The Port Allen Council finally could have a definitive spending plan in place this week for the remaining portion of its 2013-14 fiscal year.
City leaders tell The Advocate they feel the council's second attempt at adopting a 2013-14 budget will be successful when the council holds a budget hearing Wednesday.
The council likely will entertain a vote on the approximately $7 million spending plan, which was presented to the council on Dec. 23.
The council is more than six months late adopting a 2013-14 budget.
It missed its June 30 deadline because of the contentious battles a majority of the council had with former mayor Demetric Slaughter.