The City Manager Recommended Budget for Fiscal Year 2018-2019 is posted for review. The General Fund Base Budget expenditures total $18,484,424, a 5% increase over last year. A Supplemental Budget of $335,658 is also included, resulting in a total increase of 6.9%. The proposed tax rate of $0.56302 is a decrease of $0.005 from Fiscal Year 2017-2018. Budget highlights include the purchase of a new Fire Engine and Ambulance, two new positions (an additional School Resource Officer and an Applicator Technician), as well as a Master Plan for Copperas Branch Park.
Public Hearings are scheduled for August 28, 2018, and September 11, 2018, both of which start at 7:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers located at 1000 Highland Village Road in Highland Village.