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Budget meeting Thursday
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McMinnville officials will be meeting on Thursday, May 30 at 6 p.m. to continue their review of the proposed budget for fiscal year 2013-14.During the last meeting to review the budget, Finance Committee chairman Ken Smith says he is attempting to keep the ending balance at $4 million — $2 million above what city administrator David Rutherford says the city must have at the beginning of each fiscal year. “The proposed budget had the ending fund balance dropping down to $3.6 million,” said Smith. “David has told us $2 million is extremely necessary for us to operate effectively for a short period of time.