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Bainbridge city council OKs biennial budget
The Bainbridge Island City Council approved its 2013-14 biennial budget on a unanimous, 6-0 vote Wednesday night.
The budget incorporates amendments made at its Dec. 5 meeting, including:
Eliminating the purchase of a public works truck and two new police patrol cars, totaling $221,000;
Canceling the repairs of the stairs at Waterfront Park, amounting to $14,000;
Including $25,000 in the budget for island trails in 2013 and 2014;
Including $25,000 in the budget for economic development in 2013 and 2014;
Moving $100,000 from litigation funds for technology improvements; and
Adding $192,000 to the 2013 roads preservation fund.
Mayor Debbi Lester was not at the meeting.