Tuesday, July 12, 2011
The Maplewood City Council will meet at 7:30 p.m. at Maplewood City Hall.
A final vote is scheduled for the proposed 2011-12 Maplewood city budget during tonight's Maplewood City Council meeting. The final vote follows a budget workshop that happened earlier this month. Council will accept public comment at the beginning of the meeting before taking the final vote. The meeting is set to begin at 7:30 p.m. at Maplewood City Hall. (See related on Patch: 2011-12 Maplewood Budget, By the Numbers and Upgrades Slated for Seven Maplewood Streets) City council is also scheduled to discuss the following items:
Friday, July 8, 2011
Next year's budget calls for improvements to the streets, pending Maplewood City Council approval.
Seven Maplewood streets have been targeted for upgrades in the upcoming fiscal year. The city budgeted $700,000 to improve Williams, Canterbury, Margarette, Madge, Lyle, Valley (from Bredell to Lohmeyer avenues) and Walter (James to Elm avenues) avenues. City staff presented the $17.5 million budget to Maplewood City Council during a workshop on Tuesday. Council is scheduled to vote on the budget during its July 12 meeting. The budget doesn't call for a higher property tax rate in 2011-12. (See more on Patch: Maplewood Budget Calls for Higher Revenues and 2011-12 Maplewood Budget, By the Numbers) Yale Avenue might see an improvement this year too. The road requires more work than most streets and is projected to cost $1 million. The …
The city's proposed budget calls for street improvements, new police cars and a whole lot of salt.
Once Maplewood City Council offers final approval of this fiscal year's budget, city staff may make preparations to buy new equipment, send council members to training conferences and upgrade streets, among other items. (Read more about the budget on Patch: Maplewood Budget Calls for Higher Revenues and Upgrades Slated for Seven Maplewood Streets) City council met with staff during a budget workshop on Tuesday. Here are a few of the highlights from the proposed 2011-12 budget: The budget cycle started on July 1 and ends next June. Council is scheduled to vote on the budget during its July 12 meeting. The budget doesn't call for a higher property tax rate in 2011-12.
The 2011-12 city budget anticipates additional revenue from an improving economy and new businesses.
Maplewood city staff presented a balanced 2011-12 budget to Maplewood City Council during a workshop on Tuesday. The city's $17.5 million budget sets the blueprint for how much the city expects to spend between now and next June. City council is scheduled to vote on the proposed budget at its July 12 meeting. The budget predicts a 7.7 percent increase in city revenue. And while homeowners' tax bills aren't expected to rise, the city anticipates finding revenue in other ways. The improving economy should bring additional revenue and the city expects to attract new businesses, which bring in additional business license fees and sales tax revenue, City Manager Marty Corcoran said. The budget projects a decline in revenue stemming from …
Tuesday, July 5, 2011
The discussion is scheduled for 6 p.m. at Maplewood City Hall.
Maplewood City Council is set to discuss the 2011-12 fiscal year budget during a workshop at 6 p.m. at Maplewood City Hall. The meeting is open to the public. The workshop will allow council members to offer feedback on the proposed budget, which was prepared by Maplewood city staff. Council members gave preliminary approval to the budget during a meeting in June. The 2011-12 fiscal year started on July 1. Last year's budget is available as a PDF on Maplewood-Brentwood Patch.