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CONFUSION OVER FIGURES OVERSHADOWS BUDGET DISCUSSIONS

(Richmond, IN)--Richmond Common Council met again Tuesday night with department heads to continue working on next year’s budget.  The Fire Department is proposing a $100,000 increase to a budget that includes $400,000 for overtime.  But, Tuesday night’s meeting was overshadowed by confusion over varying sets of numbers on budget documents that city leaders were viewing.  Expenditures exceed revenues in the current version of the budget.