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Peoria council approves balanced budget

Wed, 31 Oct 2012 07:14:19 CDT
By: Jim Browne

Peoria council approves balanced budget A budget approved in special session by the Peoria City Council will allow for the hiring of 5 new police officers. The budget, passed by an 8-to-4 vote, does not reduce the property tax rate by 2-cents. A council member had asked the city manager to prepare a budget with the cut. The budget projects spending at nearly $189-Million, and revenue at $191-Million.   Along with the five new police officers, the budget contains money for three additional Peoria city employees.

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