CEDAR LAKE | The Cedar Lake Town Council is looking at a $6.8 million spending plan for next year.
Final approval is expected when the council meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday.
After that approval, the final OK must come from the Department of Local Government Finance.
The total proposed budget is $6,809,834, a 19.45 percent increase over 2013.
The budget consists of such funds as General, Rainy Day, Exempt Lease/Rental Payment, Police Pension, Local Road & Street, Motor Vehicle Highway, Cumulative Capital Development, Cumulative Capital Improvement and Redevelopment General.
By far the largest of the funds is the General Fund, at $3,921,126. The General Fund includes funding for the Clerk-Treasurer’s office, Police Department, Zoning and Building, Fire & EMS, Public Works, Parks & Recreation, Town Council and Unsafe Building.
Motor Vehicle Highway is $541,837, Cumulative Capital Development comes in at $458,646. Local Road and Street is at $193,467.