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WHITEHALL WATER PROJECT: The Simple Facts, Week 2

Myth: The Town of Whitehall could have budgeted for the new water treatment facility.

Here are the facts:

1. The Town of Whitehall has an approximately $293,100.00 annual water budget. This is the ONLY budget that would have been allowed to pay for any items related to water. Currently, those funds pay for equipment, facilities, maintenance, public notices, unexpected repairs (broken water lines), a portion of employee wages, etc.

Budget planning is held each year, and we are hard-pressed to stay within this small budget to simply operate.

There is no room in this budget to plan for multimilli...

 

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