Hastings City Council approves budget

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Published: Sep. 27, 2022 at 10:39 PM CDT
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HASTINGS, Neb. (KSNB) - The Hastings City Council voted unanimously (8-0) Tuesday night to approve its latest budget, but with two amendments.

The first knocks down the property tax request from $7,721,186 to $7,497,280, which is a reduction of $223,906 and will cause the tax rate to now be $.424342 per $100 of assessed valuation. The second amendment is to reduce the taxes requested for both the General Fund and the Museum Fund.

The General Fund request will go from $6,056,037 to $5,860,633, which is a reduction of $197,404. The Museum Fund request will go from $1,192,591 to $1,166,089, which is a reduction of $26,0502.