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Proposed 2019-20 city budget includes big capital projects spending hike


April 10, 2019


Sweet Home's city manager is proposing an 18.8-percent increase in spending, mostly composed of some $6.5 million in capital projects, in the city's proposed 2019-20 budget.

City Manager Ray Towry presented the $23.9 million budget and delivered the annual budget message to the city's Budget Committee Thursday evening, April 4, in the Sweet Home Police Department training room.

Spending is increasing over the next fiscal year, which begins July 1, "as the city narrows in on some major projects," Towry said. "For the 2020 budget development process, staff was asked to put together a Capital...

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