City Council tackles budget, water and roads plans in Fountain
Last updated 9/22/2021 at 9:11am
The Fountain City Council is in the final stages of working through the budget for 2022.
"We are in our second year of our two-year budget cycle," Mayor Gabe Ortega said, noting this year's planning is less intense than when the city completes the initial two-year plan.
The council held a budget work session at its regular meeting on Sept. 14, where Finance Director John Lewis said departments continued to make cuts overall and attempted to live frugally, while the city enjoyed higher revenues from sources such as sales taxes.
Lewis said the first reading of the budget ordinance would be Oc...