Capital Budget the focus of special meeting in Castlegar

There's another special budget meeting in Castlegar tonight (Thursday)

Mayor Bruno Tassone says they focused on the operational budget on Monday, tonight it will be on the capital budget.

As for projects this year, they have to do the drawings for Phase 2 of Columbia Avenue.

Also this week they passed the airport grant funding proposal.

They're looking for BC Air Access Program funding for the asphalt rehabilitation of taxiway B.

Council would be on the hook for roughly 350-thousand dollars if the grant application is successful.

Meanwhile he says there's been a lot of discussion regarding the proposed Infrastructure Levy, and he expects that will be a focus at the meeting today.

It's at 5:30 at the forum, there's also information on the City of Castlegar Facebook page