Meeker to defray cost of Raleigh council reception
Posted December 9, 2009 7:13 p.m. EST
Raleigh, N.C. — Mayor Charles Meeker said Wednesday that he would use leftover campaign funds to help pay for a reception held last week when the new City Council was sworn into office.
Meeker said he would give a check for $6,400 to City Manager Russell Allen to cover about two-thirds of the cost of the taxpayer-funded reception.
The mayor said he wants a city committee to review the budgets for all future council events.