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New Fiscal Year Begins October 1st For The City of Leesburg

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LEESBURG — The fiscal year of Lake County’s annual budget starts today Oct. 1, until Sept. 30. The Office of Management & Budget will be managing the public funds approved by the Leesburg City Commissioners for a total of $168,596,408.

Highlights in the plan include the adoption of the current millage rate of 4.2678 mills, with a slight electric rate decrease of $1.30 for the first 1,000 kWh (residential). Commissioners also decided to reopen the Leesburg Public Library on Fridays, providing six days a week access to patrons.

Major capital projects in the budget include the creation of a Venetian Gardens/Main Street Streetscape and the Susan Street Park Redevelopment Plan.  Continued improvements to the City’s transportation corridors and providing quality general and utility services are also included.

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Maria Barroeta
Journalist. Entrepreneur. Traveler. Mother of 3 and lover of Nature. More than 15 years in Corporate Communication for Oil & Energy industry, and Mass Media. Being the eyes, ears, and voice of the Marion County community is my honor.

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