Posts tagged with "FY 2015 budget"

Job creation – Decatur budget has 5 new positions

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 3, 2014

If Decatur’s city commission approves the current draft of the budget, it will add five new positions to the city’s payroll. The city says there will be new income to cover the extra staff. Some of that revenue will come from increased activity fees, but the city hasn’t released information about how much fees will […]

Decatur Schools – Budget Q&A

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 15, 2014

The City Schools of Decatur Board of Education¬†on May 13¬†approved the system’s $51 million “tentative budget” for Fiscal Year 2015. To see the summary of that budget, click here. School Board members got an unexpected surprise this year. There was a 13 percent growth in the tax digest. To be more precise, its 12.7 percent, […]

MARTA – No plans for fare increase

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 12, 2014

MARTA will be holding public hearings on its proposed Fiscal Year 2015 budget this week, and the transit agency promises good things for commuters. The budget proposal includes a 19 percent increase in service hours and no fare increase for riders. There will be a public hearing on the budget proposal on May 13 at […]

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