Council approves 2020/2021 budget
For immediate release
June 24, 2020
LILBURN - Following a public hearing on June 8, Lilburn City Council unanimously approved the Fiscal Year 2020/2021 budget ordinance on June 22, 2020.
The city adopted balanced budgets for six funds. The FY 2020/2021 annual budgets for the city include $8,657,180 for General Fund, $2,630,608 for the city's Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax Fund (SPLOST), $922,086 for the Capital Projects Fund, $1,000 for the Confiscated Assets Fund, $21,600 for the Tax Allocation District Fund, and $78,100 for the School Zone Safety Fund.
The new budget funds the addition of online payment capabilities for permits, inspections, and other city services to increase customer service and accessibility. An enhanced, online budget information portal will also be available for public access. Two full-time staff positions will be added to accommodate increasing public safety and technological needs due to the city's growth. A part-time position will be added to assist with increasing demands for plan review and site inspections in the Planning Department. Budget funding was designated for several high priority capital improvement projects such as intersection improvements at Hood Road and Highway 29, the expansion of sidewalks on Wynne Russell Drive, local road resurfacing, and greenway trail and park maintenance and improvements.
The new budget year begins on July 1, 2020.
For more information:
City of Lilburn, 770-921-2210
Link to budget information