Article By Tammy Moore Teague
“It’s time to tighten the belt,” Becky Walker City Treasurer, said regarding the City of Mansfield’s general fund. So will this need to save the city’s funds influence the decision of the council on the town’s next mayor?
It will be April 12 before the council will make that decision but it was discussed at Thursday night’s meeting the possibility of appointing someone to fill the position without pay. Walker said “We need to be careful with our spending and most of that goes to salaries.” This decision would of course save the city money.
This comes on the heels of former mayor Larry Austin’s resignation who was owed over $1,800 in final pay.