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Posted on: June 2, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Proposed budget available online

The City of Lilburn’s 2017-2018 proposed budget funds major projects such as a new police headquarters and greenway improvements. 

The City of Lilburn’s fiscal year 2017-2018 budget is available for public review online at and at City Hall, 340 Main St. A public hearing is scheduled for Monday, June 12, at 7:30 p.m., at which time the Council will hear public comment and then vote on the budget. The budget takes effect on July 1. 

The proposed budget is 9 percent less than the 2016-2017 budget. The FY2017-2018 budget for all appropriated funds totals $11,242,305, which includes $7,657,971 for operations, $1,527,228 for the Capital Projects Fund, $2,047,106 for the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) Fund Issue 2017, and $10,000 for the Confiscated Assets Fund. 

The property tax rate is proposed to remain the same, 4.43 mills, according to City Manager Bill Johnsa. 

Major expenditures in the proposed budget include 
- $2,800,000 for design and construction of the police and municipal court headquarters planned for US 29
- $929,228 for bridge replacement on the Camp Creek Greenway 
- $897,618 for transportation projects, including road resurfacing, sidewalks, and downtown parking
- $400,000 for patrol vehicles and equipment

For further information about the city budget, please contact Finance Director Sheila Wilber at 770-921-2210 ext. 222 or
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