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City Council looks to adopt 2016-17 budget

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The Paris City Council will meet in special session at 5:30 p.m. today to potentially adopt the 2016-17 fiscal year budget.

Here is the agenda:

Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Paris shall meet in special session at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, September 19, 2016. The meeting will be held at the City Council Chamber, 107 E. Kaufman Street, in Paris, Texas.  The matters to be discussed and acted upon are as follows:

1. Call meeting to order.

2. Conduct a public hearing on amendments to the FY 2016 -2017 budget.

3. Discuss and act on an Ordinance authorizing and directing the Director of Finance to transfer funds from unencumbered appropriation balances to over – expended accounts for FY 2015 -2016.

4. Discuss and act on an Ordinance adopting a budget for the ensuing fiscal period beginning October 1, 2016 and ending September 30, 2017.

5. Discuss and ratify the property tax increase reflected in the budget as required by Local Government Code Section 102.007(c).

6. Discuss and act on an Ordinance fixing the tax rate and the tax levy and levying ad valorem taxes for the City of Paris for the year 2016 upon all taxable property within the City of Paris in conformity with the Charter provisions and Ordinances of the City.

7. Adjournment.

Colton is the founder of Paris Free Press. He was born and raised in Paris, Texas, graduated from North Lamar ISD and Paris Junior College with an Associate Degree. He lives in Lamar County with his loving girlfriend and their three dogs and two cats. He has once been uncredited in The Paris News.

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