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White Plains Officials Get First Look At Proposed $165.9 Million Budget

City Finance Commissioner Michael Genito presented the proposed 2016-17 spending plan for the city.
City Finance Commissioner Michael Genito presented the proposed 2016-17 spending plan for the city. Photo Credit: Brian Donnelly

WHITE PLAINS, N. Y. -- The White Plains Common Council is poised to start a series of meetings to discuss the city's proposed $165.9 million budget that includes an increase of about $3 million next year, The Examiner News reports.

Proposed spending for the combined budget for the city, library, water, sewer and other funds increased about $4.6 million, or up to $183.8 million total. City officials unveiled the tentative 2016-2017 spending plan on Monday, April 4, The Examiner News says.

To pay for additional spending, an offset projected revenue shortfalls in sales tax, city officials are proposing to hike fees for various permits and licenses, including parking permits, The Examiner News reports.

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