Mayor wants some input in city budget process
June 11, 2002
Bob Rice wants to be kept in the loop.
Monday night, Havre's mayor told members of the city Finance Committee that he's changing the way city departments propose their annual budgets.
"It's too late now for this year. The wheels have turned," he said. "I just don't like sitting down at a meeting and not knowing what's being talked about."
Havre's mayor has no input on the budget process, Rice said. The city's department heads police, fire, city court, public works, and parks and recreation make their annual proposals directly to the City Council's finance committee.
"I want to take a look a...