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UD’s Little Town of Garrett Park Struggles with an Embarrassment of Riches.

The next segment of the [Town Council] meeting is action items — those that require a vote of the Council. There was only one, but a big one: introduction of the mid-year changes in the town’s budget. Before the vote, the explanation and discussion went on for more than an hour. The big picture is that the budget adjustment deals with what to do with the unexpectedly large carry-over of funds from the previous fiscal year ($480,000 rather than the $70,000 forecast in the initial budget). Despite the large carryover, the mid-year adjustment includes no change in projected tax revenue. The other big item is that the town has now received over $500,000 as the first chunk of funds from the federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), to be expended on as yet undetermined town projects…

From this month’s Garrett Park Bugle.

Margaret Soltan, December 22, 2021 1:19AM
Posted in: snapshots from home

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2 Responses to “UD’s Little Town of Garrett Park Struggles with an Embarrassment of Riches.”

  1. JKW Says:

    Garrett Park could use an international airport! Or at least a helipad.

  2. Margaret Soltan Says:

    JKW: Love the idea of a helipad.

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