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Westland's Mayor William Wild Presents $70 Million Balanced Budget for Fiscal Year 2021-22

Westland - On Monday, April 5, Mayor William R. Wild presented the Westland City Council with a $70 million balanced budget proposal for fiscal year 2021-22. The budget adds approximately $157,000 to the General Fund unassigned balance, preserving a "rainy day" fund balance at approximately $6.6 million.

Highlights of proposed budget include an overall taxable value increase of 3.30%, a provision to continue the City's match for 13 Federally funded SAFER Grant Firefighters, an addition of a full-time Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Director as well as funding to research converting the va...


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