The City Commission will hold the second and final budget hearing on Tuesday, Sept. 23, at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall. The public will be allowed to express their opinions and concerns for the budget.
If approved at the meeting, the budget will go into effect on Oct.1. In the budget, the property taxes are set for 7 mils. The water rates are set to increase 10 percent. The wastewater rates are set to increase 12.5 percent and the sanitation is set to increase five percent.
The City will also give the Senior Citizens Center $10,000 and the Chamber of Commerce, Economic Development Council and the Madison In-Town Shuttle will receive $2,500 each.