Turlock budget committee meets

The two Turlock City Council members taking a first crack at the city's budget will meet today.

Mayor John Lazar and Councilman Ted Howze will meet at 2 p.m. in El Capitan conference room at 156 S. Broadway.

The ad hoc group will focus on the city's development services division. Subsequent meetings at 2 p.m. Thursday and on May 11 and May 13 will include discussion of municipal services, administration and other departments, and public safety.

The committee meetings are open to the public, a change from last year.