The city of Leeds on Monday laid off two part-time employees at the Leeds Jane Culbreth Library, citing budget constraints.
At the City Council meeting Monday night, City Councilwoman Linda Miller, chairperson of the finance committee, said the city had to make the cuts to “remain financially sound.”
“The budget is established, but it’s an estimate,” she said. “If you don’t have revenue, you have to live within your means.” Miller said all department heads have been asked all year “to make plans accordingly.”
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