Plan to transfer funds from cops, library OK'd by city budget panel
May 8, 2019
The City of Sweet Home Budget Committee approved the city’s proposed budget 10-0 on April 30, accepting the creation of a proposed Internal Services Fund that will draw money from the city’s various departments, including nearly a quarter of a million dollars in police and library levy funds to pay for administrative and financial services provided by other city departments.
City officials argued that the proposal was necessary to keep the city’s General Fund in the black. It also would mean that the police and library departments would begin paying for administration and finance se...