Tonight, at 7:30pm, the City Council will hold a public hearing to listen to comments from residents about the proposed FY 2019 budget.
The total proposed FY2019 General Fund budget is $20,623,213 and does not propose an increase in property tax rate.
You can see a summary of the proposed budget here on City’s website: https://goo.gl/LQZXBG .
The detailed draft budget can be seen here: https://goo.gl/cf5cUZ .
After two budget worksessions, the Council requested to add $89,950 on a few more items to the proposed budget . They include: (1) City-University Partnership $10,00 (2) Meals On Wheels Of College Park $8,500 (3) Fire Dept. Capital Equipment Grants $15,000 (4) Dues (PGC Chamber membership) $1,050 (5) Seniors Program Office space rental, phones & internet $4,800 (6) Tipping fees- Food waste from Farmers Mkt. $3,100 (7) Duvall Field Site improvements (grill) $2,500 (8) 3 bus shelters $45,000.
In case you cannot attend the public hearing, please send your comments on the proposed budget to the Mayor and Council here: firstname.lastname@example.org