Released on May 23, 2022 - 10:42pm

Busy night at the Mayor and City Council meeting tonight , Monday May 23, 2022 as the City Council adopted the FY 2023 budget. It will be posted online at Cityoflaurel.org with all the details.  highlights include:

*expanded recreation and music programs

*A Manager for the new Multi-Service Center

*Fully funded retirement program

*Juneteenth and Pride day events

*Infrastructure improvements in the City

Mayor Craig A. Moe also made some important proclamations:

*Councilman James Kole accepted the proclamation naming June 2022 Pride Month in the City of Laurel.

*Police Chief Russell Hamill accepted the proclamation naming June 3rd National Gun Violence Awareness Day. Everyone is asked to wear orange that day.

*Council President Brencis Smith and Councilman Keith Sydnor accepted the proclamation naming June 19th as Juneteenth Day in the City .

*And Councilman Sydnor also accepted the proclamation declaring June 27th National HIV testing Day in the City.

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