Proposed police budget includes spending increase of $12,000
May 13, 2020
Under the proposed budget for 2020-21, the city is projecting a slight increase in police spending, less than $12,000 on a $3.1 million budget.
The increase includes a proposed reduction of 30 cents per $1,000 in assessed value in the Police Department’s tax rate, about $230,000 in revenue. Budget Committee members, by consensus, rejected that proposal while meeting on May 5 to review the police, library and community and economic development budgets. The 2020-21 budget takes effect on July 1 following approval by the Budget Committee and adoption by the City Council.
Those figures are...