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By Ken Stern 

2023 Town budget tops $6.9 million

 

December 21, 2022



The 2023 budget the La Conner Town Council passed Dec. 13 is robust in its expenditures, at $6.97 million and modest in its increase in revenue, to $5.6 million. It is a deficit budget of $1.37 million, with reserves covering the difference.

Expenditures will be $1.1 million more than projected for 2022, almost 19% higher. Five funds will increase by a total of $1.1 million next year: The general fund increase of $215,874 will include staff raises of 7.3% for administration and 3% for public works. Replacing the fire hall roof is $180,000, partially covered by the cell tower lease reserve f...



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