Sweet Home budget proposed at $34.7 million for 2020-21
May 6, 2020
City Manager Ray Towry outlined a relatively optimistic city budget proposal for 2020-21, but that optimism is tempered by uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Towry delivered his annual budget message to the city’s Budget Committee on April 29. Members of the committee received copies of the proposed budget and were scheduled to begin deliberations about the proposal this week, with possible approval next week.
The proposed budget is $34.7 million, up from $23.9 million in 2019-20. Towry said the additional $10.8 million primarily includes grants allowing the continuation of th...