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Akron, Ohio

MAYOR HORRIGAN PRESENTS 2016 CITY OF AKRON OPERATING BUDGET APPROPRIATION ORDINANCE TO CITY COUNCIL

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City of Akron Press Release
Published: 03-14-2016

Akron, Ohio, March 14, 2016 – Mayor Dan Horrigan delivered the 2016 City of Akron operating budget to City Council on Friday, March 11.  The budget was introduced to City Council at the Finance Committee meeting Monday afternoon. Under Ohio Revised Code, Council is required to approve the operating budget by March 31.

Highlights for the 2016 operating budget include: No increases in water or sewer rates, 463 police officers and 363 firefighters budgeted, additional vehicles for police, fire and public service, construction on the Ohio Canal Interceptor Tunnel and construction on I-76 Main-Broadway Interchange. Additional highlights include a body camera pilot program for Akron Police Department and an upgrade to the City’s paperless document management system.

“The goal for this first year is to control costs through technology, leveraging of assets and smart consolidation projects, said Mayor Horrigan.

All departments have been asked to find ways to increase revenue while reducing expenses,” he added.

The total 2016 operating budget is $575 million and the general fund budget is $167 million.

For further information, contact:
Christine R. Curry
Director of Communications
166 South High Street, Akron, OH 44308
www.akronohio.gov
Phone: 330-375-2209
E-mail: [email protected]

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