Budget panel nixes proposed levy reduction
May 13, 2020
City Budget Committee members last week rejected a budget proposal that would decrease property taxes by 30 cents per $1,000 of assessed value.
The Budget Committee met Tuesday, May 5, as part of its ongoing review of the proposed budget. It is scheduled to meet next at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 14. Meetings are held in a combination of physical attendance, while meeting physical distancing requirements, and video conferencing.
Finance Director Brandon Neish explained the proposed 30-cent reduction in the local option levy funding police services. In keeping with a “sort of promise” made...