Council Quickies: Praise for raises and concern for climate at budget hearing (Queen City Nerve)

Charlotte City Council met for a business meeting on Monday night to hear feedback from residents about the proposed city budget for Fiscal year 2023.

Much of the talk consisted of praise for the raises for city workers and concerns that the city isn’t taking climate change seriously enough.

Elina Shepard with Sustain Charlotte thanked council and staff for including a record amount of spending for sustainable transportation infrastructure in the budget, including $8 million for cycling infrastructure, double the amount in last year’s budget.

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