Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Manitowoc Finance Committee Amends Budget to Restore Half of Mayor's $100,000 Cut to Library

11/14/2012 update
Mayor anticipates signing amended Manitowoc budget.  (Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter, 11/13/2012) 

Manitowoc Finance Committee sending budget on to council. (Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter, 11/12/2012)

Mayor Justin Nickels proposed a 1.5% decrease in the tax levy -- $747 on a $100,000 home.

The Finance Committee countered with a flat tax levy -- $759 on a $100,000 home.

One of the beneficiaries of the amended budget is the library.  The Finance Committee restores $50,000 of the Mayor's proposed $100,000 cut.

The full Council votes on the budget on Monday, November 19.

Related post:
Meeting service needs and budget challenges.  (11/13/2012)

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