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Budget Committee To Hold Second And Final Public Hearing On Pension Situation

The Louisville Metro Council’s Budget Committee will hold its second and final public hearing on the proposed Insurance Tax Ordinance and the pension situation facing Metro Government on Monday, March 4th beginning at 6:00pm.

Signups for those wishing to address the Budget Committee begin one hour prior to the start of the hearing in the first Floor Conference Room of Historic City Hall, 601 West Jefferson Street.

Speakers are called in order of signup and have up to three minutes to make comments. This hearing is for anyone who did not testify at the Committee’s February 28th hearing. Written testimony can be turned in during the meeting and, occasionally, speakers are asked questions by the Committee members.

Speakers may use the Sixth Street entrance to Historic City Hall. Individuals needing assistance may enter City Hall from the Jefferson Street entrance.

All meetings are carried live on Metro TV, Spectrum Cable Channel 184 or on UVERSE at Channel 99.

All meetings of the Metro Council are streamed live. Go to the Metro Council home page at https://louisvilleky.gov/government/metro-council  and click on the Metro Council Agendas link.

The committee has also created an online form for questions about these issues.  Answers will be coordinated by the Louisville Metro Office of Management and Budget. Questions may be submitted online using this form: https://louisvilleky.wufoo.com/forms/submit-questions-on-the-proposed-bu…

All questions should be submitted by March 6th to allow for responses to be posted online by March 14th.

To access the new page with general information, and questions and answers, on the pension contributions, possible reductions in Metro services and the proposed insurance premium tax, the public may visit https://louisvilleky.gov/government/metro-council-district-9/proposed-in… .

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