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Mill Creek city budget reduced by 1.6% post COVID

City plans to adopt 2021-2022 budget in early December


Last updated 11/8/2020 at 9:50am

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The City of Mill Creek is making plans for the next biennial budget, covering expenditures for 2021 and 2022, and the impact of COVID-19 is not as bad as expected, said Jeff Balentine, finance director.

He said the City projected a decrease in sales and use tax funds of 11 percent but now anticipates a 1.6% decrease in the general fund from last year. For the two-year period considered in that budget, general fund expenditures are $28,927,732, which represents that 1.6% decrease.

"Our revenue's pretty flat versus what we were projecting versus 2019 and 2020, which is good news with the COV...

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