City Council has approved a 2021 General Fund budget of $119,518,507. The vote was 6-0. Councilperson Cynthia Mota was absent.
The budget holds the property tax rate stable at 7.31 mills. The Business Privilege Tax remains stable, as does the $52 Local Services Tax. Refuse Collection and Stormwater Management fees remain flat.
Mayor Ray O’Connell praised councilmembers for conducting a very good budget season. O’Connell said, “We do it the right way, and we will continue doing it the right way.”