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Port Allen now has budget after disagreement between mayor, city council

Port Allen (Source: WAFB) Port Allen (Source: WAFB)
PORT ALLEN, LA (WAFB) -

The City of Port Allen now has a budget, more than a week into the new fiscal year.

Mayor Richard Lee vetoed the budget in June because the council took out money he wanted to use to promote city events and build a car wash for city vehicles. That money was only about 1 percent of the city's $9 million budget.

RELATED VIDEO: Port Allen council members and mayor cannot agree on city's budget

On Wednesday night, the city council voted to override that veto.

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