Saltillo aldermen OK FY2013 budget

By JB Clark/NEMS Daily Journal

SALTILLO – Aldermen unanimously approved the FY2013 budget Tuesday night.
The budget doesn’t change much from the current year with department expenditures and general fund revenues. The Board of Aldermen will vote on the FY2013 proposal, which is for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1, at a special meeting Tuesday.
The FY2013 budget will project $630,000 from sales tax collections. City Clerk Mary Parker said the projected increase is based on the sales tax collections for the last nine months.
The total city revenue for the FY2013 projected budget comes in at $2,684,981, about $26,000 less than the current year. Total expenditures for the city are down by $58,177.
With the addition of the water and sewer budget, the total FY2013 Saltillo budget is $4,815,762.