06/02/04 — Eureka introduces proposed budget

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Eureka introduces proposed budget

By News-Argus Staff
Published in News on June 2, 2004 2:01 PM

EUREKA -- The Eureka town board released its proposed budget Tuesday, which includes no tax increases.

But it does include a 5 percent pay raise for town board members, as well as money to hire a town manager.

The budget totals $122,742. Other items include the following:

*$6,300 for a new town manager.

*$6,500 for the fire tax distribution.

*$3,000 for a cemetery survey and $500 for new cemetery plot markers.

*$16,000 in revenue from cemetery plot sales.

*$22,000 for sewer charges from Fremont.

*$10,000 for public safety.

*$46,000 in revenue from sewer charges.

The town had $400 in last year's budget for Town Hall maintenance and the board plans to use it to purchase a new air conditioner.

The budget was posted today and the commissioners will continue to study it and propose any changes.

The board has scheduled a public hearing for June 14 at 7 p.m. at the fire department. The public is invited to express their concerns about the proposed budget, which must be adopted by July 1.