Hyattsville’s 2020 vision comes into focus

April 22, 2019

By BEN SIMASEK — For the first time in nine years, Hyattsville has proposed a balanced budget. In fiscal year (FY) 2020, the city’s total projected revenues of $20.726 million cover $20.724 million in proposed spending. Beyond tapping into revenues collected through taxes and fees, city staff [read more]

Councilmembers pitch their FY19 budget wishlists

March 1, 2018

By ALLAN WALTERS — The Hyattsville City Council has begun preliminary planning for the fiscal year (FY) 2019 budget, which will go into effect on July 1 of this year. On councilmembers’ wish lists: speed mitigations in a West Hyattsville neighborhood, a public restroom at Heurich Park, [read more]

City predicts budget shortfall amid rise in property tax income

March 7, 2016

BY ANDREW MARDER — At the Feb. 24 Hyattsville City Council meeting, City Administrator Tracey Nicholson presented the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 city budget, running from July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017. With revenue forecasted to reach $16.76 million and expenditures forecast at $17.21 million, the [read more]

Update: Hyattsville Fiscal Year 2016 Budget

May 11, 2015

BY CAROLINE SELLE — At the April 29 Hyattsville City Council Meeting, councilmembers unanimously approved the first reading of Hyattsville Ordinance 2015-02, Fiscal Year 2016 Budget. The second reading and adoption of the ordinance is scheduled for May 13, 2015. “I would just like to thank the [read more]

Council backtracks on police budget

June 10, 2014

BY ANDREW MARDER — At the Hyattsville City Council’s May 19 meeting, councilmembers revised their earlier position on the police department’s 2015 budget. The council unanimously voted to add funding for one officer for half of the fiscal year and a K9 unit. The two additions will [read more]

New treasurer lays out revised budget process

December 12, 2013

BY SUSIE CURRIE — On December 4, under a cloud of dangling, earth-toned ornaments in the municipal building’s multipurpose room, 17 city councilmembers and department heads gathered to discuss the upcoming budget process. Sitting around a long table rather than on the dais in front of [read more]

Council weighs shifting budget, hiring authority

December 12, 2013

BY SUSIE CURRIE — City Administrator Jerry Schiro’s resignation becomes final this month, and the search for his replacement is well underway. But even as the city moved closer to choosing his successor, the city council considered changing his job description during a special meeting on [read more]
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