Afton begins budget talks
Even though it's only August, Afton City Council has already started thinking ahead to 2014.
City Council held its first budget work session on Aug. 12.
The proposed 2014 preliminary budget reflectes an increase of 1.7 percent, or $18,272 in expenditures, totalling $1,085,817.
The proposed 2014 levy is $1,648,929, which is an increase of $46,160 or 2.88 percent.
Based on the proposed levy, the city's tax rate will increase from 30.06 percent to 30.28 percent.