Chattanooga City Council gave Mayor Andy Berke's $216 million budget their first stamp of approval.
The 8-1 vote was made after the mayor's office agreed to a last minute amendment to raise the city's road paving budget to $3 million.
Councilman Larry Grohn asked for more details on the what items were cut from the budget but the City Council voted to go ahead and vote on the amendment.
See Tomorrow's Times Free Press for complete details.
Joy Lukachick is the city government reporter for the Chattanooga Times Free Press Since 2009, she's covered breaking news, high-profile trials, stories of lost lives and of regained hope and done investigative work. Raised near the Bayou, Joy’s hometown is along the outskirts of Baton Rouge, La. She has a bachelor’s degree in mass communication from Louisiana State University. While at LSU, Joy was a staff writer for the Daily Reveille. When Joy isn't chasing ...