Council tables financial emergency declaration
Last updated 8/20/2020 at 10:18am
AIRWAY HEIGHTS—The city continues to face a $1.9 million budget gap, but council elected to not declare its financial state an “emergency” at its legislative session August 17 after such a recommendation from city manager Albert Tripp on August 10.
Tripp informed council August 10 that the intent of the emergency declaration was to spread awareness about the city’s financial state, which he felt could potentially lead to some federal aid in the form of CARES Act money. However, as Congress continues to grapple over the possibility of further federal funds being disbursed, Tripp fel...