May 30 2015

Budget, Increased Taxes, Use of Transportion Tax, CIP Projects on Council Agenda: June 1

The Piedmont City Council will meet Monday, June 1 beginning  with a Closed Session in the City Hall Conference Room at 7 p.m. for consultation with legal counsel on existing litigation. Any action taken will be reported in the following open meeting, expected to begin at 7:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend the public meeting in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 120 Vista Avenue. The public is invited to express their opinions about the taxes and spending priorities for the City in the coming year as well as other agenda items: Measure BB funding resolution; approve four CIP projects and increase Facilities Maintenance Fund.

The City Budget and the proposed tax levies are two important items on the agenda. The City Administrator recommends a 2.67% increase for both the Measure Y Municipal Services Tax and Municipal Sewer Tax for FY 2015-2016.

Prior to adoption, a subsequent public hearing on the proposed budget and the levy of the Municipal Services Tax and Sewer Tax will be held at the Monday, June 15 City Council meeting.

Staff reports:

Measure BB transportation tax funding resolution

Report by the Budget and Financial Planning Committee

Proposed Budget 2015-16 documents

Proposed increase levy of Measure Y Municipal Services Tax and Municipal Sewer Tax

CIP Projects recommended for approval and Facilities Maintenance Fund increase

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