The Sandy Springs City Council on June 17 unanimously adopted its budget for 2015.

The city’s $90 million general fund expenditure budget for 2015 includes $13.75 million for City Center Phase I implementation, $8.7 million for transportation improvements and no millage rate increase.

Transportation improvements on tap include $750,000 for the city’s sidewalk program, $500,000 for Abernathy and Johnson Ferry roads and $2.4 million for the Heards Ferry Elementary intersection.

Under the budget, the tax millage holds steady at 4.731 mills. Projected revenue for 2015 is $83 million, up from $80 million in 2014. Projected general fund expenditures for 2015 are $90.1 million, up .93 percent from $89.3 million in 2014. To balance the budget, a general fund balance from 2014 of $7 million will carry over into the 2015 budget.

Ann Marie Quill

Ann Marie Quill is Associate Editor at Reporter Newspapers.

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