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Notice of Budget Hearings and Meetings


The preliminary budget for the City of Forks for the year 2019 has been filed with the City Clerk and a copy thereof will be furnished to any person who calls at the Clerk’s Office and requests same on or after November 13, 2018.

The following are the anticipated revenues and expenditures for 2019.

Fund                                                      Revenue          Expense

Current Expense                                             $1,788,000      $1,778,000

Street                                                                    242,000           242,000

Street Projects                                                      130,000           130,000

Water                                                                1,010,000        1,010,000

Sewer                                                                   360,000           360,000

Lodging Tax                                                         225,000           225,000

Airport/Industrial Park                                         285,000           285,000

Quillayute Airport                                               664,350           664,350

Transit Center                                                        26,000             26,000

Capital                                                                  160,000           160,000

Industrial Park Development                                   4,000               4,000

Search & Rescue                                                      3,000               3,000

Seized Property                                                        5,000               5,000

Donation Program                                                  20,000             20,000

Community Action Housing                                  40,000             40,000

Grant/Construction                                              100,000           100,000

Infrastructure Capital Projects                          2,000,000        2,000,000

Inmate Trust Fund                                                 45,000             45,000

Total Revenue and Expense All Funds        $7,107,350      $7,107,350

The Forks City Council has called for budget hearings to be held at 7:30 p.m. on November 13 and 26, 2018 at the Forks City Hall.  The City Council meeting that would normally be held on November 12, 2018 will be held on November 13, 2018 due to the 12th being a state holiday recognizing Veterans Day.  The Forks City Council has also called for special meetings to be held at 5:30 p.m. on November 13 and 26, 2018 at the Forks City Hall.  The purpose of the special meetings will be to hold budget workshops.

The Forks City Council has also called for a public hearing on revenue sources for the 2019 budget, including consideration of possible increases in property tax revenues, to be held at 7:30 p.m. on November 13, 2018 at the Forks City Hall.

The Forks City Council will meet December 3, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. at the Council Chambers in the City Hall for the purpose of fixing the final budget and any citizen of the City of Forks may present oral or written comments for or against any part of the budget.

Audrey Grafstrom, Clerk/Treasurer

City of Forks

Published Forks Forum, Forks, Washington, Thursday, November 8 and November 15, 2018.