Posts tagged with "budget"

Decatur releases budget, plans to add 5 more positions to work force

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 20, 2015

The city of Decatur has released its draft of the proposed Fiscal Year 2015-2016 budget. Highlights include a plan to hire five additional city workers “to address increasing service delivery demands.” “The 2015-2016 Proposed Budget Estimates incorporate the reorganization of some functions and the addition of several new positions, some of whose costs will be covered […]

Decatur holding ‘Touch a Budget’ event on March 31

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt March 30, 2015

People interested in the city of Decatur’s finances can get an in-depth look at an event being hosted by the city on March 31. The annual “Touch a Budget” event begins at 5 pm and ends at 7 pm. It will be held at the Decatur Recreation Center, located at 231 Sycamore St. More from the […]

Some taxes for city residents would increase under DeKalb County’s budget proposal

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 14, 2015

Some arcane budgeting concepts have crept into DeKalb County’s Fiscal Year 2015 budget proposal, and the result is higher taxes for residents of the county’s cities. But the county’s Deputy Chief Financial Officer Jay Vinicki says the flip side of that is those same residents saw a tax cut in Fiscal Year 2014. For example: Atlanta’s county […]

First look – Decatur publishes draft budget

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 21, 2014

The city of Decatur has released a draft of its proposed Fiscal Year 2015 budget. There will be a twist to the budget process this year. Because of higher tax revenues, the city is required to advertise a 6.62 percent tax increase and hold public hearings. The current tax rate of 13 mills won’t change, […]

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