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Public Hearing on the Amendments to the FY2018 City Operating Budget

Public Hearing on the FY 2018 City Operating Budget to be held on Tuesday, May 30, 2017, at 5:30 pm, in the City Council Chambers, 3rd floor, City Hall, 137 Roosevelt Avenue, Pawtucket, RI.

FY18 Proposed Budget

CITY OF PAWTUCKET

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 

The City Council of the City of Pawtucket will hold a PUBLIC HEARING on the AMENDMENTS to the Proposed Annual Operating Budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018.

 

THIS HEARING WILL BE HELD TUESDAY, MAY 30, 2017 AT 5:30 P.M. in the City Council Chambers, 3rd Floor, City Hall, 137 Roosevelt Avenue, Pawtucket, Rhode Island.

 

THIS HEARING WILL ENTERTAIN WRITTEN OR ORAL QUESTIONS RELATIVE TO ONLY THE AMENDMENTS WHICH ARE AS FOLLOWS:

 

EXPENSES-

 DECREASE IN PERSONNEL SERVICES                                       TOTAL $342,501

                Personnel Salaries & Benefits                                  $  43,060

               Emergency Mgmt Salaries & Benefits                       $101,830

               PS Communications Salaries & Benefits                   $197,611

 

INCREASE IN OPERATING EXPENSES                                        TOTAL $  12,400

                City Council Legal Fees                                          $   10,000

               Municipal Court Outside Vendors                            $     2,400            

 

DECREASE IN OPERATING EXPENSES                                       TOTAL $  65,000

                Planning Consultant                                               $  65,000

 

DECREASE IN CAPITAL EXPENSES                                            TOTAL $  30,000

               Equipment Maint GPS Equipment                            $   30,000

 

DECREASE IN OTHER FINANCING USES                                   TOTAL  $   7,500

               City Council Other Financing Uses                          $    7,500

 

INCREASE IN OTHER FINANCING USES                                   TOTAL $  10,000

                Uniform Police Other Financing Uses                     $  10,000

              

INCREASE IN FIXED CHARGES                                               TOTAL $  10,000

                Interdept Contrib Revolving Loan Fund                 $  10,000

                                                     

TOTAL DECREASE IN EXPENDITURES:                                    $412,601

 

REVENUES-

INCREASE TO FINES & FORFEITURES                                       TOTAL  $   2,400

                Municipal Court Municipal P.T.E.                            $    2,400

 

INCREASE TO INTEREST                                                           TOTAL $  40,000

               Real Estate Interest                                                   $  20,000

               Bank Investment Interest                                          $  20,000

 

DECREASE TO INTERGOVERNMENTAL                                      TOTAL $  12,363

               Emergency Mgmt Agency                                         $  12,363

 

DECREASE TO OTHER FINANCING SOURCES                          TOTAL $  40,000

               Other Financing Sources                                       $  40,000

 

DECREASE TO PROPERTY TAXES                                            TOTAL $402,638

               Current Real Estate 2017                                       $402,638

 

TOTAL DECREASE IN REVENUES                                              $412,601

 

The amended rate of $22.62 against the prior year rate of $21.89 represents a $0.73 increase on residential taxes.  Therefore, the above amendments represent a $0.10 decrease on residential taxes to the proposed budget.

The amended rate of $34.73 against the prior year rate of $33.61 represents a $1.12 increase on commercial taxes.  Therefore, the above amendments represent a $0.15 decrease on commercial taxes to the proposed budget.

The amended rate of $52.09 against the prior year rate of $52.09 represents a $0 increase on the tangible personal property.  Therefore, the above amendments represent a $0 increase on tangible personal property taxes on the proposed budget.

The amended rate of $53.30 against the prior year rate of $53.30 represents a $0 increase on the motor vehicles.  Therefore, the above amendments represent a $0 increase on motor vehicles taxes on the proposed budget.

The City of Pawtucket does not discriminate against the disabled.  Individuals requesting interpreter services for deaf or hard of hearing must notify the City Clerk’s Office 72 hours in advance of said hearing by calling (401) 728-0500, Ext. 225.  Also, TDD telephone (401) 722-8239.

  

Richard J. Goldstein

City Clerk

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