Mayor Rogero Proposes $206M Budget with Increased Funding for Infrastructure, Parks, Youth Development
April 29, 2015 - In her State of the City Address today, Mayor Madeline Rogero presented a proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2015-16 that includes increased funding for bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure, parks and greenways, and youth development initiatives. It also includes continued support for economic development, blight abatement, center city redevelopment and historic preservation.
The proposed General Fund budget of $206.37 million is an increase of $5.87 million (or 2.93 percent) from the current year's budget. The total proposed Net Budget, which includes debt service and capital spending, is $289.59 million, an increase of $5.14 million (or 1.81 percent) from the current year.