County Briefs, Dec. 26-29, 2015
A third public hearing regarding the county budget is scheduled to be held at 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 28, at the County Courthouse, in Coalville. Only two hearings are required by law, however, an error was made during the public notification process requiring an additional hearing. The Summit County Council has crafted an overall budget of $62.6 million, including $14.8 million specifically earmarked for capital projects. The county’s budget must be finalized and approved on or before Dec. 31.
County Council meeting cancelled
The Summit County Council meeting scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 30, has been canceled. The next regularly scheduled meeting will be Wednesday, Jan. 6. To view the agenda when it becomes available go to http://summitcounty.org/agendacenter.
Meredith Reed was elected to a two-year term as chair of the Summit County Democratic Party and said she sees an opportunity to ride the so-called blue wave that saw a Democratic surge nationally and within the state.