Home » Town of Jackson » Currently Reading:

Town Approves Budget

June 20, 2012 Town of Jackson No Comments
TOJ Logo

The Town of Jackson this week approved the Fiscal Year 2013 budget totaling approximately $14.2-million following a public hearing Tuesday night.  That figure, council explained, assumes sales tax related revenue will increase by 3% through this year.  Mayor Mark Barron says the council had to carefully balance the needs of the town with the wants of its constituents.  Barron says there are the standard town services including public works, streets, sidewalks, police and fire protection, and administration, but there is also there are health and human services which the town assists in funding through sales and use taxes. However, Barron quickly credits the non-profit organizations which raise money and provide services in these areas which then do not come out of the town’s general fund.  Barron says ultimately, the budget presents a plan for distribution of the town’s financial resources in such a way that it covers basic services while supporting economic sustainability, environmental stewardship, and maintaining the unique character of the community.

Comment on this Article:

LOST CREEK RANCH AND SPA WEBCAM

Quake List

Archive

Weather Alerts

Wyoming News

  • Lummis Defends Wyoming Uranium Jobs - July 11, 2014
    Last night U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis secured language in the Energy and Water Appropriations bill to strengthen the Department of Energy’s legal obligation to consider the health of the United States’ uranium mining industry as it seeks to dispose of excess uranium. Under the Lummis language, a ten percent drop in the price of uranium […]
  • Take some time to relax this summer - July 11, 2014
    Everyone’s busy these days. It seems like all of us are being asked to do twice as much at our jobs as we used to do, but we still have the same amount of time to do it all. And even our time off is hectic, because we’ve got to cram in all the stuff […]
  • Absentee Voting for Primary Election has Begun - July 10, 2014
    Secretary of State Max Maxfield reminds Wyoming voters that the 40-day period for absentee voting for Wyoming’s Primary Election begins on Thursday, July 10, and ends on Monday, August 18, the day before the Primary. “Wyoming offers ‘no excuse’ absentee voting.  This means that any registered voter can call their county clerk and request that […]
  • Summer is tubing season - July 10, 2014
    If you’re really adventurous, you might add some spice to a tubing trip. My friends Blair and Val introduced me to the fine art of river tubing when I was in high school, and looking back, it’s a wonder I lived long enough to graduate. The Wind River winds behind my parents’ house in Riverton, […]

The Latest RSS Items

  • No items found in feed URL: http://feeds.feedburner.com/StefaniasBlog?format=xml. You requested 5 items.
  • powered by RSS Just Better 1.3 plugin