Clanton approves 2021 budget
By JOYANNA LOVE/ Managing Editor
The Clanton City Council approved the 2021 fiscal year budget on Sept. 14.
Anticipated revenue in the budget is $12,599,200 with the majority coming from city sales tax. The city expects to receive $7,750,000.
Total expenses in the budget are 12,042,510.
Administrative costs account for $3,682,050, according to the budget.
The budget for the police department is lower than last year at nearly $2.5 million compared to $2.6 million in the amended 2020 budget. However, the department has only spent $2.04 million of the 2020 budget according to the year-to-date numbers.
The fire department went up slightly from $648,850 to $673,350
Funding for the street department is budgeted at $2.1 million.
The sanitation department budget is $1.6 million.
The budget also includes funding for the municipal court, shop department, parks and beautification.
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