Monday marked the first in a series of meetings concerning College Station's budget.
The council heard the 2008 plan for the first time during its afternoon workshop meeting..
Four workshops have been scheduled to take place this month. They'll run August 13, 14, 27 and 28, with final approval expected at the September 13 meeting.
This year's proposal is for a $226 million budget, which is about a one percent reduction from the last fiscal year according to the city.