Many people are asking for the numbers. They ask this question based on what councilwoman Horvath said the night that the council voted to let the Headlee Override go to the ballot. She said that she wanted to see where every penny was going to go in the general spending portion of the planed use of the Headlee money. Many people listened to what councilwoman Horvath asked for and are still waiting to see those numbers.
In my humble opinion those numbers are never going to come to us before the election. There is no way the Mayor can say where he is going to spend those monies. Now if you would like to listen to councilwoman Agius as she waves the papers around. The city will be spending 67% on salaries does that include the police and fire? Each of these departments will already be getting a portion of the Headlee Override. This is a legitimate question salaries include all salaries in the city as councilwoman Agius has said. Those employees are performing a service for the city and if we do not pay them we do not have anyone to perform the services. She has said this at the town hall meeting, a council meeting and at the Democratic club meeting. That is why I am asking the question.
Just to make the question clear does the 67% in the general spending for salaries include Police and Fire?