(By Tim Bullock, WFAE)
Monday night was an open mic night of sorts at the Charlotte City Council. It was the public’s chance to have their say on the city manager’s proposed budget. It includes an increase in property taxes and cuts to city services.
Several groups spoke up on a variety of topics.
'The Trash Talkers'
That included Shannon Binns, the director of Sustain Charlotte. Binns urged the city to adopt a pay-as-you-throw system which charges residents per bag of trash they toss out.
Read more and listen to the talk here.