Carnation's next budget topic of community forum Tuesday
September 27, 2012 · 3:51 PM
Carnation residents are invited to review and comment on the city’s 2013 budget priorities, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, as part of the council’s regular meeting.
The city has adopted a new procedure for considering what to fund in 2013, beyond the city’s regular operating budget items (police, courts, parks, electricity, salaries). A list of 35 additional items was identified and prioritized for the public’s consideration at the Oct. 2 forum.
The full list, along with costs, is available on the city’s website. Visit www.carnationwa.gov, then search for 2013 budget priorities.
Among the priorities are: repairing a leak in City Hall, $5,600; restoring the 2011 level of police coverage, $95,000; a sidewalk on Entwistle, $560,000; installing bike racks in the downtown core and parks, $300 per rack; a street repair program, $150,000; improvements to the evacuation trail, $100,000; street sweeping, $3,000; replacing stop signs, $40 per sign; and various park improvements.