Deja vu: Medical Lake lives within its means
By JAMES EIK
With another year’s budget placed in the books, Medical Lake can rest easy for a while.
As has been the case for a number of years, the city has put together a balanced budget with revenues remaining, for the large part, somewhat stagnant.
Next year’s general fund expenditures come in at $2,903,148, a drop of over $100,000 from this year’s $3.071 million budget. Revenues from the state have decreased, and contracts for work performed in the city, like road maintenance and utility work, aren’t becoming any more affordable as the cost for materials contin...