Ga. health officials seek public input on spending

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia health officials are looking for public input on spending.

The Georgia Department of Public Health and its Board of Public Health plan to hold a public budget hearing at 1 p.m. on Aug. 12 in an effort to gather public comments and strengthen community involvement.

The hearing will allow member of the public to give their opinions on how the department should use its resources. Anyone interested in speaking at the meeting is asked to send their comments to the department by Aug. 5. Speakers will be limited to three minutes each.

The meeting will be held as the agency begins to plan for the amended 2015 fiscal year budget and the 2016 general budget.

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