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Clarksville City Council Budget Recap for June 22nd, 2012 – Part 2 – Final

 

Clarksville City Council - Ward 10Clarksville, TN – As I start this second report on the final Clarksville City Council meeting/result of the FY 2013 budget, you need to know that I sponsored an amendment to reduce it.  At first, I recommended a $2 million cut of the total spending request.  This would have lowered proposed expenditures to $79 million for FY 2013.

This would still represent a spending increase of $1.5 million over the initial projected budget of $77.5 million for FY 2012. Due to the $2.3 million that was eventually cut from the FY 2012 budget, actual spending was $75.2 million. Thus, true spending growth from FY 2012 to FY 2013 could have been $3.8 million ($79 mil-$75.2 mil) or 5%. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville City Council Budget Recap for June 19th, 2012 – Part 1

 

Clarksville City Council - Ward 10Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville City Council met Monday afternoon in a special session. Topics were cost/project mediation talks with the general contractor of the marina and Liberty Park (held in closed session) and the city budgets for FY 2013.

Marina and Liberty Park – I can not go into any detail here as the final wording and other legal requirements on issues the city has had with the general contractor, and vice versa, are being worked out. I believe other than some “punch list” and finishing items the project is heading toward completion. «Read the rest of this article»

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City of Clarksville to hold Public Hearing on City Budget June 18th, 2012

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – The Clarksville City Council passed the proposed 2012-2013 budget on the first reading last night in a Special Session.

The public hearing and second reading of the budget will be held on June 18th, 2012 at 5:00pm in the City Council Chambers. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville City Council Regular Session Recap, June 7th 2012

 

Clarksville City Council - Ward 10Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville City Council met in its usual first Thursday of the month regular session followed by a separate special session for the budget.The regular session agenda was rather light.

Gas & Water Ordinance 78 – This ordinance was looking to raise the sewer rate to help with the rebuilding effort for the waste treatment plant after the big flood. Supposedly, our debt-credit ratio was going the wrong way in order to borrow more money for the rebuild, while we wait and fight for FEMA money. «Read the rest of this article»

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2013 Clarksville City Budget Update – Part 3

 

Clarksville City Council - Ward 10Clarksville, TN – In Parts I and II, I gave you a general overview of how we have gotten to this point in the budget and where we are headed.

In this installment I’ll give you more specific details of departments and spending. In Part II, I ended writing about Capital Projects, so I will start there. «Read the rest of this article»

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2013 Clarksville City Budget Update – Part 2

 

Clarksville City Council - Ward 10Clarksville, TN – This is Part II of the information about the proposed 2013 Clarksville City budget.

After several months of work the mayor got the final budget pieces to council members Friday night (June 1st, 2012) and wants the council to conduct its first vote this Thursday (June 7th). I will send out Part III on the budget tomorrow. «Read the rest of this article»

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2013 Clarksville City Budget Update

 

Clarksville City Council - Ward 10Clarksville, TN – Over the next couple of days I will write about the proposed 2013 Clarksville City budget.

After several months of work the mayor got the final budget pieces (and most important – predicted revenue and predicted spending totals) to council members Friday night (June 1st, 2012) and wants the council to conduct its first vote this Thursday (June 7th). «Read the rest of this article»

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City of Clarksville sets new date for Council’s Final Budget Working Session

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Mayor’s office canceled the City Council’s budget working session yesterday. A majority of the Council Members are unable to attend this afternoon’s session.

The Council’s final budget working session will now be held on May 31st after the City’s Council’s monthly Executive Session which begins at 4:30pm. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan announces remaining Budget Schedule

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – The Clarksville City Departments have completed their presentations for inclusion in the 2012-2013 budget. The next phase of the budget process will get underway on Monday, May 7th, 2012 at 4:30pm

“Preparing and presenting our city’s multi-million dollar budget is a long process that requires input from all of the people responsible for creating revenue opportunities for the city as well as those who spend taxpayer dollars. I appreciate the time and focus our Department Heads spent in preparing their budget requests. Now the work begins to bring those requests before the City Council,” said Clarksville Mayor McMillan. «Read the rest of this article»

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Revised Schedule for Clarksville Department Budget Hearings for Monday, April 23rd, 2012

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan has been asked to testify at a Senate committee hearing in the General Assembly Monday, April 23rd, 2012 at 10:00am. on a legislative matter that is important to Clarksville.

As a result, the schedule for the Clarksville City Department Budget hearings is being revised. «Read the rest of this article»

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