Tim Theaker

Mansfield Mayor Tim Theaker speaks during a September meeting of City Council. (Richland Source file photo)

MANSFIELD -- Mansfield City Council has until the end of March to approve a final spending plan for 2023, according to state law.

It has scheduled a finance committee meeting Tuesday at 6:45 p.m. to discuss the proposal by Mayor Tim Theaker, which will be the last budget he submits. The mayor is in his the last year of his third and final four-year term of office. He is barred by city charter from seeking another term.

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