‘Optimistic’ Cooleemee Budget Is Proposed

Published 12:00 am Friday, June 24, 2011

COOLEEMEE – Town leaders here are optimistic, and the proposed budget reflects that with plans for increased marketing for home ownership and designing uses for the mill building.
“We are proposing some major steps forward for our people that will strengthen us, make us a safer community, one that invests in the next generation, and a place that is looking after its economic future,” said John Chandler, town finance officer.
A copy of the proposed $647,861 budget is available for review at town hall. A public hearing will be held at a rescheduled meeting on Monday, June 27 at 6 p.m …