Later that night, one dozen leaders spoke in support of specific priorities including a wage increase to $13.03 for all adult city employees, including part-time temporary workers; investment in Capital IDEA training; after-school programming; investments in branch libraries; improved park facilities and more.
The final vote is scheduled in early September.
Religious Leaders Speak out on City Budget, Time Warner Cable
Night Moves, Austin Chronicle
Minorities, Low Income Residents Top Budget Amendment Requests, Austin Monitor
Luckless at Capitol, Wage Advocates Take Fight Local, Texas Tribune