Mayor Lewis calls Metro Council Special Session meeting for June 30

LOCAL NEWS — Despite the fact that the Metro Council still has not approved the 2021-22 Metro Budget, the show must go on, according to auditor’s with the State Comptroller’s office. As such, Mayor Bonnie Lewis has called a Metro Council Special Session meeting for Wednesday, June 30 to handle any end of fiscal 2020-21 business. County Clerk Nancy Hatfield sent notices to all Metro Council members on June 24.

That meeting will take place at at 5:30 p.m. at the Lynchburg Legion Building located at 119 Booneville Highway.

On June 30, the Metro Council will be asked to approve the final budget amendments for the current fiscal year. The audit committee will also give a report to the Metro Council. Finally, Mayor Lewis will ask the Metro Council to add local animal rescue and adoption center, Lynchburg Friends of Animals, to the list of Metro non-profits.

The Metro Budget Committee will also meet at 5 p.m. prior to the Special Session meeting. Questions? Contact your district’s Metro Council member. A full list of contact information can be found at the County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) website for Moore County. •

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