Champaign combats declining revenues with budget cuts - KMOV.com

Champaign combats declining revenues with budget cuts

Due to the recent decline in revenue, the city of Champaign is making budget cuts across the board in order to cut spending, according to city council members.

According to the city's budget review team, spending is predicted to be cut by $2.3 million, as the city council proposed a budget for fiscal year 2009-10 of about $67.5 million. The projected revenues for the year are about $67,397,000.

The cuts will be made in police, fire and other public works' sectors. There will be additional cuts in the administration department that are estimated to amount to $564,000.

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