Mansfield Mayor Tim Theaker reacts to City Council comments on Wednesday evening.  (Richland Source file photo)

MANSFIELD -- Mansfield City Council pulled back on the reins a bit Wednesday night, albeit perhaps temporarily, on the administration's latest American Rescue Plan Act spending plan.

Mayor Tim Theaker had proposed about $3.3 million in new ARPA spending, half of which was approved by local legislators.


At-large Councilwoman Stephanie Zader questions Mayor Tim Theaker on Wednesday evening. (Richland Source file photo)


4th Ward Councilman Alomar Davenport, chair of council's finance committee, raises questions Wednesday evening about the administration's ARPA spending plans.


Dave Remy, the City of Mansfield's public works director and acting safety service director, responds to questions during an August City Council meeting. (Richland Source file photo)

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