City Council Approves 2023 Operating Budget

Published on August 29, 2022

Cover art of the 2023 Budget Summary on a blue background.

City Councilmembers recently voted to approve Merriam’s 2023 Operating Budget.

The budget includes funds for residential programs, staff salaries, street improvement projects, and contractual services, such as:

  • $9.7 million for capital improvements, including improvements to Merriam Drive from Johnson Drive to 55th St. and 50th Terrace and England St. to Kessler St.
  • Funds to expand the City’s grants programs and franchise fees and property tax rebates.
  • Funds all current City festivals and programs.
  • Investments in energy-efficient improvements.

The total expenditures are $33.3 million. The City Councilmembers also approved no increase to the City’s portion of the property tax rate, with the mill levy rate staying at 27.665 mills.

View the 2023 Budget Summary.

 

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