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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Prescott City Council takes up 2019 city budget next week

The Prescott City Council will consider and vote on the 2019 city budget at its next meeting on Monday, Nov. 26 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the City-Library Building.

A public budget hearing will be held during the meeting before the vote. Copies of the budget are available at City-Library Building.

The budget shows a decrease in property taxes of 1.16 percent from last year (about $16,234) although overall revenue is up $2,719,125 (2.49%) with an increase in intergovernmental revenues. Areas such as Public Safety, General Government, Culture, and Fire and EMS all saw increases while Public Works and the Municipal Court saw declines from last year’s budget. 

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