Utica Common Council holds meeting online, passes $72.5M budget

The Utica Common Council passed the$72.5 million 2020-21 budget Friday morning.

Posted: Mar 20, 2020 1:59 PM
Updated: Mar 20, 2020 2:00 PM

UTICA, N.Y. – The Utica Common Council passed the $72.5 million 2020-21 budget Friday morning.

Due to coronavirus restrictions, the meeting was held virtually online.

The budget proposal released in February, included a 1.9% tax increase. Mayor Robert Palmieri said priorities for the city include road repairs, flood mitigation and replacing more than 7,000 street lights with LED bulbs.

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