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By Garth Meyer
Gazette Reporter 

Palouse prepares budget for 2019

 

November 8, 2018



Palouse city council members were set to consider a preliminary 2019 budget at their Tuesday night meeting, a year after approving an eight percent raise for city employees.

Later this month, public hearings will be held for input on the budget Nov. 13 and Nov. 27. By state law, the city is required to pass a budget by Dec. 31.

The preliminary numbers Tuesday were submitted by Mayor Michael Echanove. He and City Administrator Kyle Dixon gathered input from department heads beginning in August.

“We’ve been very lucky,” Echanove said. “The last four to five years, we’ve enjoyed a su...



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