City Council approves final 2021 budget
Councilmembers accept $113,650 in reduced expenditures
Last updated 12/9/2020 at 11:24am
The City Council approved by a 5-2 vote the 2021 final budget during its Monday, Dec. 7, meeting.
During its Nov. 23 meeting, the council asked Mayor Jennifer Gregerson to come back with budget reductions to reduce the $92,679 gap between general fund revenues and expenditures to zero, so that the city would not have to dip into the ending fund (reserve) balance.
Gregerson presented the council with $113,650 in cuts that were accepted by the council. The reductions included $22,250 in Public Works, $5,850 in Rosehill utilities, $4,000 in Finance and IT, $3,550 in Human Resources, and $3,000...