This week’s public meetings
Columbia City Council: 11 a.m. Tuesday in the second-floor conference room at City Hall, 1737 Main St. Council holds its first budget workshop for 2014-2015 fiscal year, discussing public safety, health care and business permits. At 2 p.m., council in a work session will address the city homeless shelter and a long-term plan for dealing with the homeless population, among other topics. At its 6 p.m. regular meeting, council will decide whether to approve a contract for a comprehensive job and salary study of city employees; in council chambers on the third floor of City Hall.
West Columbia City Council: 4 p.m. Monday at City Hall, 200 N. 12th St..: Discuss spending plan for year starting July 1
Lexington Town Council: 6 p.m. Monday at Town hall, 111 Maiden Lane
Gilbert Town Council: 7 p.m. Monday at Town Hall, 345 Hampton St.
Lexington County Council: 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at county administration building, 212 S. Lake Drive, Lexington
West Columbia Planning Commission: 6 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall, 200 N. 12th St.
Lexington Town Planning Commission: 8 a.m. Wednesday at Town Hall, 111 Maiden Lane
Irmo Chapin Recreation Commission: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Saluda Shoals Park, 5605 Bush River Road, Irmo: Discuss spending plan for year that starts July 1