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COUNCIL OKS 2020 BUDGET : Funds added for housing inspector, youth sports Revisions to $1.1 billion plan also include more for new trees and job training

Aug 28, 2019 - Omaha World-Herald (Nebraska)

The Omaha City Council voted Tuesday to approve Mayor Jean Stothert's 2020 budget, with a little more money for trees, police athletics, job training and a housing inspector position that appears unlikely to be filled next year.

The council's four revisions would not add to the total or the city tax rate. The council voted unanimously to approve Stothert's proposed budget of $1.1 billion, including $419.6 million in general fund spending. The budget will keep the city's property tax rate t...