Hillsville leaders say the town won't dip into reserve funds to balance spending plan, as it has done before.
By Christopher Brooke, Reporter
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 5:00 am (Updated: April 24, 5:00 am)
HILLSVILLE — Changes have come to the way that Hillsville Town Council members plan their budget — they have sworn off dipping into savings to balance the fiscal year 2014 proposal.
Adjustments to the real estate, meals and lodging taxes are also a part of making the proposal work, according to Town Manager Travis Jackson’s budget message.
Town officials needed to make up a shortfall of $519,501 in the budget, including the general fund and the water and sewer services.
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