Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger is scheduled to present his 2014 budget proposal at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at a County Commission agenda session.
Commissioners will have 10 days to consider the proposed budget before they vote to approve or reject it.
If approved, the budget will go into effect July 1.
Louie Brogdon began reporting with the Chattanooga Times Free Press in February 2013. Before he came to the Scenic City, Louie lived on St. Simons Island, Ga. and covered crime, courts, environment and government at the Brunswick News, a 17,000-circulation daily on the Georgia coast. While there, he was awarded for investigative reporting on police discipline and other law enforcement issues by the Georgia Press Association. For the Times Free Press, Louie covers Hamilton County ...