The adopted budget outlines City expenditure recommendations for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021 and ending June 30, 2022.
The City's capital improvement program (CIP) includes major facility and equipment needs, establishes capital priorities, estimates fiscal resources, and schedules the development of funded projects spanning Fiscal Year 2021 through Fiscal Year 2025.
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Budget and CIP Highlights
- A 1.0 cent property tax increase to support parks capital maintenance, Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources will invest $3.0m in Laurel Hills Community Center to complete the renovation and install HVAC, $1.0m for improvements at the Pope House, $0.3m for fire system replacement at the Pullen Amusement Park, $0.2m for roof repairs at various community centers, $3.1m for facility improvements and upgrades.
- Elevates the Office of Equity and Inclusion to Department of Equity and Inclusion.
- Funding for a citywide Minority, Woman and Business Enterprise Disparity Study which will assist the organization in effectively communicating contracting disparities.
- Creation of an Office of Community Engagement to assist in elevating community engagement efforts for our community.
- Creation of an Office of Strategy and Innovation to boldly reshape strategy, support ongoing cycles of continuous improvement for greater service delivery and lead citywide strategy and transformative projects.
- Continuing the city’s commitment to the creation of affordable housing and reducing /eliminating homelessness through the general fund contribution of $6.3 million to support affordable housing development.
- Funds critical capital asset maintenance including $8.0m for street resurfacing, $4.0m for pedestrian and bicycle improvements, and $2.0m for general facility improvements.
- Creation of a Parks and Greenway Patrol Unit that will include six dedicated sworn officers and one sergeant that will enhance public safety and promote use of these natural resources.
- Provides funding for a Five Points – Glenwood Avenue Corridor Study to evaluate potential intersection improvements in the vicinity of Five Points.
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