Notes from Budget Workshop No. 3 (Wednesday)

Notes from Budget Workshop No. 3 (Wednesday)

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By Colin Killian, Public Communications Manager

The College Station City Council had the last of three workshops regarding the proposed FY16 city budget Wednesday afternoon at the CSU Meeting and Training Facility.

Monday’s meeting covered general budget issues, the general fund, capital projects, and debt service. Tuesday’s session focused on outside agency funding.

Wednesday’s workshop covered governmental and special funds and an increase in the utility fund transfer to cover additional pay increases for police and certain other city employees. The meeting was called to order at 3:05 p.m. and was adjourned at 6:15 p.m.

Here’s the Powerpoint received by the council: Continue reading “Notes from Budget Workshop No. 3 (Wednesday)”

Notes from Budget Workshop No. 2 (Tuesday)

Notes from Budget Workshop No. 2 (Tuesday)

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By Colin Killian, Public Communications Manager

The College Station City Council had its second workshop about the proposed FY16 city budget on Tuesday at the CSU Meeting and Training Facility.

Click here to review the notes from Monday’s meeting. The third workshop will be Wednesday at 3 p.m., with a fourth scheduled for Thursday, if needed.

Tuesday’s session primarily covered the city’s funding of outside agencies and the hotel tax fund.

The meeting was called to order at 3:11 p.m. and was adjourned at 7:30 p.m. Mayor Nancy Berry opened the meeting with a moment of silence in memory of longtime College Station firefighter Bart Humphreys, who passed away Tuesday morning at the age of 63. Humphreys retired in 2014.

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Notes from Budget Workshop No. 1 (Monday)

Notes from Budget Workshop No. 1 (Monday)

Budget Workshop No. 1

By Colin Killian, Public Communications Manager

The College Station City Council had the first of a series workshops on the proposed FY16 city budget Monday afternoon at the CSU Meeting and Training Facility.

Monday’s session covered citywide budget issues, the General Fund, general government capital projects, debt service, other governmental funds and the tax rate. The meeting was called to order at 3:05 p.m. and was adjourned at 8:22 p.m.

The Fiscal Year 2016 proposed net budget for the City of College Station totals $304.2 million for all funds, which includes $217.47 million for operations and maintenance and $86.7 million for capital projects. Continue reading “Notes from Budget Workshop No. 1 (Monday)”