City Council last month awarded a nearly $30,000 contract for a new vendor to design and maintain the city’s website.
With City Council having introduced the proposed 2015 municipal budget earlier this month, and scheduled to vote on it at its next meeting, here’s a closer look at some of the items in the $52.5 million spending plan.
A loss of almost $900,000 in revenue from the state’s red light camera pilot program is among the biggest hits to the 2015 municipal budget, which projects a 3.7-percent tax hike.
A proposed 58-unit affordable housing project focused on those working in arts and entertainment will include some three-bedroom units to satisfy requirements for low-income housing state tax credits.
More than three years after slashing the previous mayor’s pay by two-thirds, City Council introduced a measure that would restore the annual salary.
A developer who last year purchased two East Cherry Street properties plans to acquire two more neighboring properties and raze them all, replacing them with a five-story mixed-used building.
City Council last month awarded a contract of up to $80,000 for the Union County Performing Arts Center to provide “technical and programming assistance on an as-needed basis for certain arts-based events offered by the city.”