News About Town: The Town Manager's Recommended Budget is available online. Of note is the addition four new positions in the police department, 24 firefighter positions as part of the 24-hour staffing model, and $20,000 funding for Red Brick Partnership (as of today they are not recognized in an IRS search). The public hearing for the budget will be Tuesday, May 28 at the Board of Commissioners meeting.
News Around Town: Despite a petition by students to repeal the decision, Butler students will have a makeup day June 10. The makeup day is to fulfill a mandatory number of instructional hours missing due to school closure after the fatal shooting of student Bobby McKeithen.
One Good Thing: Registration is open for the annual Heart of a Champion Day. CMS created this opportunity to provide their student-athletes with free sports screenings and is scheduled for June 1, 2019. Registration runs through midnight May 26. Click here to register.