Panel will oversee spending in Vicksburg

VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) – A six-member committee has been named to monitor the city of Vicksburg’s 2015 general fund budget, which goes into effect on Oct. 1.

The Vicksburg Post reports ( Mayor George Flaggs Jr. appointed city clerk Walter Osborne, accounting director Doug Whittington, city attorney Nancy Thomas, information technology director Billy Gordon and accounting department employees Sidra Burns and Anna Booth to oversee the $32.4 million budget. Osborne and Whittington will co-chair the committee.

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