Macon City Council Members spent Wednesday afternoon going over the 2012 budget.
Council debated what should be done with the Hotel-Motel Tax money that helped fund the
A third of the tax was given to the
Councilman Mike Cranford says with the uncertainty of the sports hall of fame and the loss of the music hall of fame, a better system must be established to fund
"My idea is to change the structure. I'm going to draft some legislation where we ask our legislative delegation to allow us to create a museum district with an authority to oversee the museum district and to collect all the money and to distribute that money to whatever museums happen to be here," said
Also during the budget review, the appropriations committee said they're not happy with the city's current lobbying firm.
Council decided to hold back the 120-thousand dollars used to pay the firm until the committee can decide whether or not to pursue other options.