December 10, 2019–10:43 a.m.
The City of Rome’s proposed 2020 budgets were placed onto First Reading during Monday’s night’s City Commission meeting.
Budgeted 2020 tax revenues assume a slight increase in the digest but no millage rate increase.
There is no budgeted increase for the fifth straight year for business licenses and landfill fees.
There is a 2.5% increase in water and sewer rates, which has already been approved by the city commission.
The general fund is a balanced budget with only a 3.1% increase in operational expenses.
You can view the draft budgets here.