2019 Levy Cut by $37,000
“The budget that I proposed had a single amendment to it removing the funding for the salary and benefits of the PR coordinator, and placing that into the contingency fund,” Mayor Jim Paine said.
The budget adopted has a contingency of $166,135 and utilizes terminal tax revenue to cut the levy by $37,000 next year.
“As many of you know, we have a very healthy budget from a number of perspectives … this is only my second budget, but we have a very healthy contingency as far as I am concerned,” Paine said. “There are a fair number of things that we’re leaving on the table for fair consideration. Over the coming months and year, you’ll have the opportunity to place that in things that you feel deserve funding. This conversation’s not over, but I feel we have a passable budget that works for the people of Superior.”
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