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Ellettsville Town Council Approves 2018 Budget

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The Ellettsville Town Council gave its final approval yesterday to the town’s 2018 budget, but not without some controversy.

Council member Brian Mobley says he feels administrators have unfairly cherry-picked a select number of employees to get raises next year. Mobley was the lone “no” vote on the town budget.

Mobley says he had figured out a way to give ALL the town’s employees a raise, but he, “was denied.” Mobley did not give details on how he would have funded raises for all Ellettsville Town Employees.

Council member Kevin Ferris asked for a response from Fire Chief Mike Cornman.

Council President Scott Oldham, who is a Bloomington Police Officer, also responded to Mobley’s remarks, differentiating betwee