Another installment in our continuing series about connecting citizens with their budget process brings forward similar themes as the others: Speaking up is helpful.

Battle Creek City Manager Rebecca Fleury joined Linda Teeter, executive director at Michigan Citizen Action, in echoing sentiments we have heard before - get involved.

As the City of Battle Creek enters into the next budget process using priority-based budgeting, Fleury tells WBCK citizens' input can help direct priorities. Click the player below to hear more.

Hear The Richard Piet Show weekday mornings from 5:30-9 on 95.3 WBCK.