Sandy Springs To Adopt FY 2015 Budget

The proposed $199.9 million is based upon the city holding its millage rate at 4.731 mills.

Credit: Patch file
Credit: Patch file
The Sandy Springs City Council on Tuesday could vote to adopt its proposed fiscal year 2015 budget.

The council is slated to adopt the $199.9 million budget during its meeting, which will start at 6 p.m. at Sandy Springs City Hall.

The meeting will be followed by a work session where the council will hear a presentation on the City Center Gateway Beautification Project and consider the preliminary concept for the T-0024 Hammond Drive Improvements

Broken down, the 2015 budget includes:
  • $90.1 million for the general fund
  • $75,000 for the Anne Frank fund
  • $200,000 in confiscated assets
  • $2.5 million in the emergency 911 fund
  • $4.1 million in the multiple grant fund
  • $1.53 million in the Community Development Block Grant fund
  • $25,000 in the private donations fund
  • $3.6 million in the hotel/motel tax fund
  • $95,000 in the rental motor vehicle excise tax fund
  • $95.7 million in the capital projects fund
  • $100,000 in the impact fee fund
  • $1.75 million in the stormwater fund
The budget is based upon the city holding its millage rate at 4.731 mills, and would go into effect on July 1.

Some of the budget highlights includes $13.75 million for implementation of phase 1 of the City Center project, $400,000 for public safety radio upgrades, $940,000 for park projects, $8.7 million for transportation infrastructure projects and $1.75 million for stormwater infrastructure improvements.

See the attached .PDF to review the full agenda. If you can't view the document, click here


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