Under the proposed budget,
This proposed budget for 2020 marks 29 years without a city property tax increase.
"It's a challenge for the city because we're maintaining the high level of municipal services, reinvesting in equipment and pursuing infrastructure projects," said city Manager
The budget includes a projected increase of
If, for example,
Unexpected spending, such as the new rental property license and inspection program, also affects the amount of carry-over funds, Hinkson said. The program was initiated earlier this year, under the
"I expect we'll pay it back by mid-year," Hinkson said.
City officials plan to continue municipal projects, such as the replacement of street lights and mast heads at
Among the city's other projects will be the continued Neighborhood Investment Program, which this year will focus on "area six," or the area of
The commissioners are expected take a final vote on the proposed budget at
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