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Annual draft budget presented by city

DAVENPORT — City administration presented council’s finance committee with the first draft of the 2024 city budget as part of a finance discussion that also included talk about various rates and levies for next year’s cycle during a meeting preceding council’s regular meeting Wednesday, Oct. 11.

After discussion about city needs, the finance committee proposed a water rate increase of 3%, a sewer rate increase of 1% (down from the original proposal of 3%) and a 25-cent garbage rate increase.

City employees are also expected to receive a 4.9% cost-of-living increase. The city plans to raise pro...


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