The budget process for Solon City Council begins tonight as city departments talk to the council members about their funding needs and other requests.
The hearing is set to begin at 5 p.m. tonight at City Hall with members of the City Council Finance Committee. Two more budget hearings will follow in the next week or so.
Scheduled for tonight is a recap of 2012, an overview of the 2013 financial picture and detailed discussions with the leaders of various departments.
The next budget hearing is slated for Wednesday, Feb. 20. The budget hearing will follow the regular finance committee meeting, which is scheduled to begin at 5 p.m.