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Council committee to hear funding requests
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 by Jo Clifton
The Council Health and Human Services Committee will hold a special called meeting this afternoon to hear briefings from the nonprofit Colorado River Alliance and from One Voice Central Texas. They will also hear from city staff on their recommendations on funding social service contact requests. One Voice is a group of social service agencies advocating for more spending for health and human services. They will be requesting that Council add $15 million to the HHS Department budget for the upcoming fiscal year. Today’s meeting is at 3:30 p.m. in Room 325 of One Texas Center. The full Council will meet at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday to take public input and continue budget discussions, Last month’s HHS meeting was canceled.
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