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May 21, 2013
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Carson City’s nearly $60 million budget approved; no taxes will rise

Though it was overshadowed by capital spending issues, Carson City government’s no-tax-hike general fund budget of nearly $60 million won approval Monday. The $59.6 million general fund spending blueprint for fiscal year (FY) 2013-14, adopted unanimously, played second fiddle during the Board of Supervisors’ morning deliberations. Supervisors discussed it briefly, then raised concerns over the capital budget outlook and fee increases expected for water and sewer service. The overall spending guide envisions water and sewer-related infrastructure upgrades that could boost service fees by 3 and 10 percent, respectively, though final decisions on rates won’t come until June. Supervisor Jim Shirk …

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