Municipal budget to be introduced

City Council is expected to introduced the 2017 municipal budget at its next regular meeting, April 24.

The regular meeting originally was scheduled for tonight but was rescheduled last week for April 24 because of the Passover holiday.

property taxesThere were no details on the budget discussed at Monday’s pre-meeting conference other than to mention that the spending plan will be introduced. The budget will be introduced as AR-110, and the budget for the Special Improvement District (Rahway Arts District) will be introduced as AR-111.

Over the last few years, the budget usually has been introduced in March or as early as February, and approved in April or May. Since there’s not information available yet on the 2017 budget, it’s as good a time as any too take a look back at municipal budgets in previous years.