YEP, it has been cold and wet outside.
Come warm your hands by the coalface of democracy as we go for another flat-strap ride through tonight's Tamworth Regional Council meeting.
The agenda is slender compared to recent weeks where we saw the council become a veritable big spender approving its $179 million budget for the next year.
But there is still a couple of big ticket items on the dance-card.
Stick around for all of the decisions and divisions as they happen, with more entertainment than television.