Beaver Dam City Officials Begin Work on 2010 Budget

(Beaver Dam) City officials in Beaver Dam have got the ball rolling on the 2010 budget. Director of Administration John Somers told the Administrative Committee this week that the city will once again face the challenge of a state imposed levy limit increase of 3%. The state is also holding expenditure increases to 3%. As city department heads prepare their 2010 budget request, Somers says they are being asked to limit their total operating and capital budget increase to no more than 3%. In addition, departments are being asked to reduced overtime by 10%.