September 24, 2023

The City of Girl Lake has introduced funds public listening to dates for Fiscal Yr 2023/24.

The hearings to set the millage and undertake the funds are scheduled on the City Fee Chambers, 409 Fennell Blvd., for the next dates:

• Wednesday, Sept. 6 at 6 p.m. (First public listening to)

• Monday, Sept. 18 at 6 p.m. (Second public listening to and adoption)

Throughout the July 26 City Fee workshop, the Fee really helpful a basic fund funds primarily based on the millage fee of three.3962 mills, the identical fee as in FY 2022/2023. This millage fee is the second lowest in Lake County. (A mill is one tenth of a p.c, which equates to $1 in taxes for each $1,000 in house worth.) The proposed tentative millage fee will be elevated or decreased on Sept. 6, nonetheless on Sept. 18 on the closing public listening to, the tentative millage fee can solely be accepted or decreased, however not elevated.

The City’s funds consists of the Basic Fund, Particular Income and Utilities Fund and displays projections of anticipated income and bills for the upcoming fiscal yr, which is Oct. 1, 2023, by means of Sept. 30, 2024. The Basic Fund covers operations together with public security providers such because the Villages Fireplace Evaluation and the Girl Lake Police Division, in addition to personnel prices, elections, and the library/authorities advanced enlargement, to call just a few.

“This funds displays hours of cooperative work by division heads and workers to offer providers that the City of Girl Lake residents count on,” stated Pam Winegardner, City Finance Director. “City workers will proceed to work with the city’s elected officers and residents to keep up and enhance the standard of life loved by all city residents by means of improved providers and cost-effective applications and initiatives.”

For work on its funds, the City of Girl Lake has been awarded the Certificates of Achievement for the Authorities Finance Officers Affiliation of the US and Canada yearly since 1995. For extra data, go to