Council OKs $22.74M city budget
Jasper city council members unanimously approved a $22.74 million budget for the city for fiscal year 2016.
Jasper Mayor Sonny Posey gave a brief presentation about the budget to council members prior to the vote to pass it.
The budget, which the council has been working on for the past two months, includes 2.5 percent pay raises for all city employees.
“The budget for fiscal year 2016 is a continuation of the overall financial plan that began in 2013,” Posey said. “The plan includes a general fund, special revenue fund, capital projects, proprietary funds and debt service that all works together to provide services, operating costs and improvements” in the city.Read more ...
Located in northwest Alabama on Interstate Highway 22, Jasper is a thriving retail hub, center of growing industrial development and home to approximately 14,000 residents. Enjoying one of the top ranked education systems in the State of Alabama, ongoing renovated Park & Recreation programs and its close proximity to the outstanding recreation areas such as Smith Lake, Bankhead National Forest and the Warrior River makes it an attractive area for relocation. Mayor V. L. “Sonny” Posey would like to welcome youto our city and web site.