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Fredericksburg council debated its proposed additions to the budget this evening
Below is a list of items the Fredericksburg City Council discussed during this evening’s budget work session. They have not yet decided which will get funded but the list was whittled down a bit during the meeting that lasted about 90 minutes.
Council is currently hearing from city residents about the proposed real estate tax rate increase of 6 cents per $100 of assessed value for the budget that begins on July 1.
|Patron||Uses/Sources||Real Estate Tax|
|All||Paving (Neighborhood Streets)||$360,000|
|Greenlaw/Devine||ALS Medics (3 Full-time)||$194,500|
|All||COLA (2% July 1, 2014)||$415,000|
|All||Additional Fleet Replacement||$200,000|
|Devine||Reduce FAMCC (Via Colori)||$(20,000)|
|Devine||Increase Arts Commission (Via Colori)||$20,000|
|Kelly||Tri City County Soil and Water||$2,000|
|Ellis||Community Police Officers (2 FTE)||$131,800|
|Ellis/Howe||Sheriff (5.5 FTE)||$341,305|
|Ellis/Howe||Clerk of the Court (2 FTE)||$108,000|
|Howe||Fredericksburg Rescue Squad||$50,000|
|Howe||Sidewalks, Safety and Lighting||$175,000|
|Howe||Twin Lakes Sidewalks||$630,000|
|Howe||Upgrade Kitchens at Fire Station 1&2||$66,000|
|RE Tax Increase Needed (Cents)||8|