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Parryville council gives approval to budget

Published December 27. 2013 05:00PM

Parryville Council recently adopted the 2014 final budget. Taxes will remain at 11.5 mills and one mill for fire safety.

Each mill in 2014 will bring in approximately $10,000 in revenue. Council anticipates spending $230,937 in 2014.

Revenue includes: General fund, $17,746; real estate taxes, $129,750; occupational taxes, $500; local enabling taxes, $28,600; fines, $450; interest income, $50; rent of land, $12; intergovernmental revenue, $350; fees and permits, $700; solid waste, $42,400; contributions from private source, $100; miscellaneous, $150 and restricted revenue (liquid fuels, foreign fire tax), $18,341.

Expenses include council salaries, training and dues, $5,500; mayor salary and dues, $1,300; audit fees, $2,450; tax collector, $3,370; legal fees, $5,500; secretary/treasure salary and supplies, $9,950; miscellaneous, $250; engineering fees, $24,500; miscellaneous building, $4,500; fire and public safety, $14,249; public safety (zoning and planning), $7,500; sanitation (trash collection), $38,440; public works, $21,500; street lights, $8,580; debt services, $57,927; recreation, $5,500; donations, $465; employer expenses, $2,328; insurance, $11,500; state aid, $15,331.

Council spent less for engineering costs than anticipated in 2013. Council had budgeted $18,000 and spent $4,500.

The council changed the date of the 2014 meetings. They will be held on the third Monday of each month for 2014.

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