Laurens City Council Approves 2019-2020 Budget

The final vote on the budget for the fiscal year ending June 2020 was unanimously approved at last night’s Laurens City Council Meeting.

The budget has not changed since the last meeting, and there are no tax increases or raises, and the budget is balanced.

The budget was just over $7.4 million budget calls for a general fund of $6,856,750 while the hospitality budget is set for $600,000, with the combined budget totals $7,456,750 and noted that’s an increase over last year of $41,050, which is 6/10ths of one percent.