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Top Funding Priorities in Harrisonburg

Monday, November 1, 2010

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This is the final installment of the 2010 hburgnews.com reader-candidate Q&A series with candidates running for Harrisonburg City Council. Election day is Tuesday, Nov. 2. On Oct. 22, The Daily News-Record reported that the city budget will be amply supported by existing revenue streams. Do you believe that will be the case next year, or […]

Harrisonburg’s Most Important Issues

Friday, October 22, 2010


This is the fifth installment of the 2010 Q&A series with Harrisonburg City Council candidates. hburgnews.com reader hhsparent writes, “I would like to know what issue or position they feel most strongly about and how they would seek to advance that position as a councilperson. Is it jobs? Is it education? If they could advance […]

Council Recap: Budget passes first hearing

Tuesday, April 27, 2010


The city budget for the 2010-2011 fiscal year passed its first public hearing unanimously and without public comment Tuesday night.

City Budget Up For Discussion

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

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The Harrisonburg City budget for 2011 is open to public comment at tonight’s City Council meeting. Today’s DNR reports that two fees, both associated with residential water and sewer bills, are scheduled to increase in the proposed budget to help pay upgrades to the regional sewer authority system. A PDF of the full proposed budget […]

Snow Costs…So Far

Wednesday, February 24, 2010


At last night’s City Council meeting, the city’s Director of Public Works Jim Baker said that this year’s winter weather has already busted the budget by costing more than twice thrice the amount allocated for snow and ice removal.  The 2010 budget set aside $220,773 for snow and ice removal, but Baker says that due […]

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