BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome submitted a $5 million amendment to the proposed budget to make room for more stormwater funds.
According to the mayor’s office, the proposed millions will use a portion of funding originally intended for the Budget Stabilization Fund from 2022 sales tax collections.
Mayor Broome said she will be having more conversations with council members about stormwater funding.
The Metro Council is set to vote on the proposed budget on Tuesday, Dec. 13.