Birmingham Mayor, William Bell, is expected to present his plans for the city's general fund and capital budget at today's city council meeting. Mayor Bell's proposals will lay out his priorities for the 2013 – 2014 fiscal year.
Birmingham City Council members have reviewed Mayor Bell's proposals and will provide feedback at today's meeting.
The city council will also consider setting a public hearing for Thursday, May 30th at 4 p.m. to talk the proposals over with the public.
The general fund and capital budgets must both be approved by the entire city council.
Last fiscal year, the general fund budget totaled more than $350 million.