City Budget

  • Advocate reducing expenditures by minimizing waste and duplication in city spending, increasing productivity and better management.
  • Advocate increasing revenues by: implementing tax abatement programs for business with emphasis on rehabilitation, job creation and retention; adjusting business occupancy tax to lessen the burden on small businesses; utilizing a reasonable commuter tax; revising sales tax to lessen the burden on people with low incomes; asking for additional payments in lieu of taxes for property owned by authorities, State and Federal governments; eliminating additional classes of property from tax exemption regulations.
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