The city's managed to carve its draft spending plan down sharply, according to several councilors, but freezing property taxes remains a bit distant.
The proposed budget, which is far from done, is short about $1.6 million in spending cuts or revenue increases in order to deliver a freeze.
If nothing changes, the mill rate would rise by .39 mills, city Councilor Cliff Block said.
I'll have more details later in the week.
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