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CITY BUDGET TO BE FINALIZED MARCH 13TH

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THE CITY COUNCIL HAS ADVANCED THE PROPOSED CITY OPERATING BUDGET FOR THE NEXT FISCAL YEAR TO THE NEXT STEP.

THE COUNCIL ADJUSTED THE BUDGET AND VOTED 5-0 TO ADVANCE IT TO A PUBLIC HEARING AND FINAL VOTE SET FOR MARCH 13TH.

ONE OF THE MAIN TALKING POINTS WEDNESDAY WAS POLICE CHIEF REX MUELLER’S REQUEST FOR FOUR MORE POLICE OFFICERS FOR HIS DEPARTMENT:

SCBUDGET1 OC……GOOD AS ANYWHERE. :21

DAN MOORE MOVED TO ADD THE 4 POSITIONS TO THE OPERATING BUDGET AND IT PASSED BY A 4-1 VOTE.

MAYOR BOB SCOTT VOTED NO, BUT HE IS NOT OPPOSED TO ADDING THE OFFICERS:

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THE PROPOSED BUDGET ADDS A SPLASH PAD TO HEADINGTON PARK AT WEST WILLIS AND REBECCA STREETS, REDUCES THE EMERALD ASH BORER BUDGET IN FISCAL YEARS 2025-27, ADDS AN I.T. POSITION AMONG OTHER CHANGES.