• Covers contractual increase in health benefits costs in the amount of $6.8 million
• Continues infrastructure and maintenance programs
In presenting the proposed budget, Mayor Parker stressed that the city remains in sound financial condition. She pledged to continue planning ahead by developing a draft budget for FY 2012 by September so the city will have a road map to be used for improvement of efficiencies and be prepared for any contingencies. She will also continue to overhaul the pension and other post employment benefits structure.