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City Commissioners Adopt 2014 Budget

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BOZEMAN- On Monday night, the Bozeman City Commissioners will vote to adopt the city manager's budget for the 2014 fiscal year.

The total recommended budget is about $75 million. Under the  budget, an average home owner in Bozeman would pay $89 more in property taxes and fees.

The Bozeman City Manager said this is necessary to support the growing demands of the city. Another big part of the budget is the general fund, which is the city's main operating account consisting of police, fire and other city employee salaries. The general fund will make up about $28 million.

"It's about a 6 month process and there's probably only about 30 to 60 lag time before we start getting into the capital plan this fall," said Chris Kukulski, Bozeman City Manager. "It's good to get tonight accomplished and this goal of having a good clean budget."

The Commissioners vote will take place on Monday night, 6 p.m. at City Hall.

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