Brundidge formally adopts $10M budget for FYE2020

Published 8:14 pm Tuesday, December 17, 2019

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The City of Brundidge hosted a Christmas luncheon for all city employees Tuesday at Brundidge Station.

Brundidge Mayor Isabell Boyd said the city is fortunate to have dedicated and dependable employees.

“They know the importance of their jobs and that our citizens depend on them for the services the city provides,” Boyd said. “Our employees take their jobs seriously and we appreciate each one of them and wish for them the very best Christmas.”

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Following the luncheon, the Brundidge City Council held its second regular December meeting at Brundidge Station.

The only item on the council’s agenda was to formally approve and adopt the City of Brundidge FY2020 Budget for the period beginning October 1, 2019 and ending September 30, 2020. The FY2020 Budget had been previously approved by the council.

Britt Thomas, city manager, said the formal approval and adoption of the FY2020 Budget was required of the council. The council members Michelle Griffin, District 2; Margaret Ross, District 3; Byron Gaynor, District 4, and Chris Foster, District 5, voted in favor of the City of Brundidge FY2020 Budget of $10,548,869. Mayor Boyd also voted yes. Betty Baxter, District 1 was not in attendance.

Included in the City of Brundidge FY2020 Budget are: General Fund, $3,293, 166; General Fund Debit, $128,378; Special Revenue, $71,000; ALDOT-TAPS Project, $481,304; USDA-Grant, $110,000; Utility Fund, $5,925,848 and Utility Fund Debt, $539,173. The total funds budgeted are $10,548,869.

The Brundidge City Council meets at 6 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of the month at Brundidge City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.