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2021 Edmonds budget down from record-high 2020

Human services program approved

 

Last updated 12/17/2020 at 9:22am

Edmonds Finance Director Dave Turley

A city's budget is the single most important policy document it produces. So what do we make of Edmonds' 2021 budget, which councilmembers formally approved Dec. 15, as required by law?

And why should citizens care?

For one, it's your tax money that the city of Edmonds is spending. Sure, the city receives grants for expensive projects, such as replacing stormwater and sewer pipes. But the money comes from somewhere, and that paper trail usually terminates in your wallet or purse.

With that in mind, it's important to note that Edmonds' final citywide expenditure budget for 2021 is $118.8 mil...



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