Powell City Council member Sara Marie Brenner and Mayor Art Schultz will hold the first citizens budget advisory group meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30, in council chambers, 47 Hall St.

Powell City Council member Sara Marie Brenner and Mayor Art Schultz will hold the first citizens budget advisory group meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30, in council chambers, 47 Hall St.

Powell residents and business owners are invited to join the meeting, which will "be an opportunity to brainstorm ideas for privatization, consolidation and other changes and adjustments to the (city) budget. The goal is to free up funds for capital improvements without raising taxes," Brenner said in a press release.

An online copy of the city's preliminary 2011 budget is available on the city's website, under the link to the finance department at www.cityofpowell.us/government-financedept.php.