How is your town planning on using stimulus funds? Arlington, Virginia is using $9 million of its $19.3 million on federal formula-based programs. There’s $5 million for infrastructure, $2.1 million for the newly created Energy Efficiency Conservation Block Grant Program, and $1.6 million for HUD programs.
The FY 2010 budget was adopted in April. At $946.8 million, it’s bigger than last year’s by about 0.6 percent.
The budget includes $19.8 million in spending cuts, an increase in the real estate tax rate, and fees for water, sewers, trash, recycling and motor vehicle licensing. A $10 million Budget Stabilization Fund has also been established.