Limit on spending dropped; budget to be amended

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Special meeting set for Oct. 10 at 6:30 p.m.

 SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Just a couple of months into the new fiscal year, Shepherdsville city officials have made it clear — they are concerned about the budget.

Councilman Mike Hubbard introduced an ordinance that would require any purchase over $5,000 to have the approval of the town board members.

That ordinance, which would later be dropped, was a surprise to mayor Curtis Hockenbury.

Under the plan, nothing would be purchased if it exceeded $5,000 without the city council’s approval.

That immediately drew concerns.

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