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Spokane City Council Approves 2014 Budget

The Spokane City Council voted 7-0 Monday night to approve the 2014 budget The Spokane City Council voted 7-0 Monday night to approve the 2014 budget
SPOKANE, Wash. -

Monday night the Spokane City Council unanimously approved the 2014 budget, 7-0.

The budget includes funding 25 new police officers and reopening Fire Station #9 on the lower south hill. In order to pay for the new officers and fire station, tax payers can expect a 2% hike in their property taxes. We were told for every $100,000 your home is worth, you should expect to pay an extra $7 a year. 

The top three priorities for 2014 in the City of Spokane are public safety, streets, and capital investment. 

This is a developing story. Check back for updates. 

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