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Brundidge council extends budget process

The Brundidge City Council met Tuesday night to take care of several budget-related items including a FY2020 Budget Amendment and the continuance of the FY2020 budget.

Linda Faust, city clerk, reviewed the FY2020 Budget Amendment with the mayor and council. After Faust’s presentation, the council approved the amendment as presented. The  council also approved the continuance of the FY2020 budget until the FY2021 budget is completed and approved.

Faust reviewed the FY2020 July financials which showed the city is in good financial status through July 2020, she said.

Due to the Brundidge Municipal runoff election on October 6, the council voted to move the council meeting schedule for that day from 6 p.m.  until 5 p.m. The mayor’s position and the council seats in District 1 and District 2 are on the ballot.

Incumbent Mayor Isabell  Boyd is facing former Brundidge mayor Jimmy Ramage. Incumbet Council Member Betty Baxter is facing Douglas Holland and incumbent Michelle Griffin is facing Latisher Hall.

The Brundidge Municipal runoff election will be from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. on Tuesday, October 6, at Brundidge Station/ Robert E. Barr Nutrition Center. An ID is required to vote.

The Brundidge City Council meets at 6 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of the month at Brundidge City Hall.  An exception will be the municipal runoff when the council will meet a 5 p.m.