City of Edmonds historical expenditure reductions and revenue generation actions taken
Last updated 5/17/2012 at Noon
As the City begins to prepare for developing a budget for 2013, one which could have a deficit of $800,000 to $1 million based on current projections, it might be helpful for Edmonds residents to have a summary of some of the more significant past efforts taken to address the economic downturn and the impact they’ve had on City finances.
Below are some of the items that have been implemented since 2000 in order to successfully achieve balanced budgets through year 2012 despite declining revenues over the past few years.
Expenditure Reduction Efforts
In 2001 the City became part of the...