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Posted on: May 31, 2018

[ARCHIVED] City Council Schedules Special Meetings in June on Proposed Budget

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The Murfreesboro City Council has scheduled six Special Budget Review Meetings on the proposed $169.7 million Fiscal Year 2018-19 (FY 19) Budget during the month of June. Council will meet at 4 p.m., June 5, 6, and 7 and June 12, 13, and 14 in Council Chambers, 111 W. Vine St., City Hall, to review the FY2018-19 proposed City Budget.

Who: The Murfreesboro City Council and City department heads.

What: The Council will gather in a special meeting to review the FY2018-19 proposed City Budget.

When: June 5, 6, 7 and 12, 13, 14, 2018, 4:00 p.m.

Where: Council Chambers

 111 West Vine Street

Murfreesboro, TN 37128

Interim City Manager Jim Crumley submitted the City’s proposed $169.7 million Fiscal Year 2018-19 (FY 19) Budget for review by the City Council by May 15 in accordance with the City Charter. The proposed General Fund expenditures increase 5.12 percent while revenues increase 2.42 percent from FY 2017-18 budgeted amounts. The proposed FY 2019 budget relies on use of the General Fund fund balance to balance the budget. On May 24, Crumley presented alternative solutions to dependence upon the fund balance, including a solid waste fee, reduced Capital Improvement Project (CIP) borrowing, a hotel/motel tax increase, development impact fees, and a property tax increase. The Interim City Manager also suggested that reducing reliance on the fund balance would take five years.

City Council may not actually hold meetings for all the proposed dates in June, but the six dates have been set aside in case they are needed.

This notice is given pursuant to the provisions of the Tennessee Code Annotated.

For City News online, visit www.Murfreesborotn.gov.

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