UNION CITY -- Tonight (Tuesday night) at 6 p.m., a public hearing on the $101 million 2010-2011 Union City budget will be held at City Hall, 3715 Palisade Ave. The proposed budget will cover spending from this past July 1 through next June 30.
The new Union City budget totals $100,977,220, a $4 million decrease from last year. The biggest expenditure is public safety programs, according to city officials.
The tax rate will increase by 3 percent, and the tax levy – the dollar amount to be raised from taxpayers to support the budget – has increased by 3.5 percent.
The public will be allowed to comment at the meeting before the Board of Commissioners takes a final vote on the spending plan.
For more information, see last week’s budget preview story at www.hudsonreporter.com.
To confirm the date and time of the budget hearing before attending, residents can contact the city clerk at (201) 348-5731.