The Lilburn City Council unanimously approved the Fiscal Year 2020/2021 budget ordinance on June 22. (Courtesy City of Lilburn)

Lilburn approves $12.3 million 2020/2021 budget

The Lilburn City Council unanimously approved the Fiscal Year 2020/2021 budget ordinance on June 22. The city adopted balanced budgets for six funds totaling $12,310,574. This budget represents a decrease of $17,342 from the previous budget of $12,327,916.

The FY 2020/2021 annual budgets for the city include an $8,657,180 General Fund, $2,630,608 for the city’s SPLOST Fund, $922,086 Capital Projects Fund, $1,000 Confiscated Assets Fund, $21,600 Tax Allocation District Fund, and $78,100 School Zone Safety Fund.

The new budget will fund the addition of online payment capabilities for permits, inspections, and other city services. An enhanced, online budget information portal will also be available. Two full-time staff positions will be added: one police officer and one information technology manager. A part-time planning intern will also be added to assist with increasing demands for plan review and site inspections in the planning department.

Capital improvement projects will include intersection improvements at Hood Road and Highway 29, the expansion of sidewalks on Wynne Russell Drive, local road resurfacing, and greenway trail and park maintenance and improvements.

The new budget year begins on July 1, 2020.

Budget details: www.tinyurl.com/Lilburn21Budget. Information: 770-921-2210

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