For District 6 City Council Member Jimmy Flannigan, it's his first time on the dais participating in the budget process. He asked city staffers how this one compared to previous years.
"No one can remember a budget as contentious, as difficult as passionate," Flannigan said.
Those passions came to a head Wednesday evening. District 6 City Council Member Jimmy Flannigan joins Mike Warren and Rebecca Thomas in the FOX 7 Austin studio to discuss Austin's $4 billion budget.