City budget proposal announced

City budget proposal announced

ESCANABA — The 2016/2017 budget for the city of Escanaba has been submitted for City Council and community review.

The proposed budget is based on a property tax rate of 17 mills, which will not require any tax increase in the upcoming here if approved as recommended. There are no electrical or garbage rate increases included, but water rates would increase as of July 1st. Road repairs, department purchases and upgrades, city employee information, and other issues within Escanaba are addressed within budget plan.

To view the entire proposal for yourself, click here.