Little change in Cheney general fund budgets
Budget season has officially begun in Cheney, although city staff have been working on numbers for some time now.
At its Oct. 22 meeting, City Council members heard presentations from departments that rely on general fund income, namely revenues from property and sales taxes along with imposed fees and other charges. Department heads presented summations of activities in 2013, goals for 2014 and in some cases budget figures for the coming year.
City Administrator Arlene Fisher said the number one goal is to maintain the same level of service Cheney residents have come to expect. It’s some...