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Posted on: May 2, 2011

[ARCHIVED] 2011-2012 Proposed Budget

The Burlington City Council held it's May Work Session on May 2nd. The primary topic of discussion was the proposed FY 2011-2012 Budget.

The meeting was recorded and is available for view on City website (

The highlight of this proposed $47,694,831 budget is a 1 cent tax decrease. The proposed property tax rate would be $0.58 per $100 valuation.

Tax rates have not decreased (except for in circumstances of property re-evaluations) since 1979.

The proposed budget will also provide for equipping 6 grant-funded police officers, fire breathing apparatus, dump truck, garbage truck, 9 fleet replacements, and $500,000 set aside for expansion of fire services.

A public hearing on the budget will be held on June 7th at 7:00PM in the Council Chambers of the Municipal Building (425 S. Lexington Ave.). The proposed budget Ordinance can be viewed by clicking the link below.

Proposed Budget Ordinance
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