Add-Backs to Cut City Services


Community Services $2.14 million

Municipal Court: $337,067 for clerks, social service contracts, and juvenile docket pilot program

Health: $372,296 for health inspectors, curbing communicable disease, and HIV counseling

Watershed Protection and Development Review: $301,403 for zoning, permitting and inspecting

Library: $1,427,191 for restoring branch library hours, Austin History Center hours, and shelving


Infrastructure/Planning $0.64 million

Municipal Court: $45,148 for probation mowing crew services

Neighborhood Planning and Zoning Department: $275,751 for neighborhood planning, zoning code rewrite, historic zoning, design standards

Parks and Recreation Department: $320,972 for forestry and maintenance crews


Public Safety $1.37 million

Fire: $170,571 for wellness center and payroll specialist

EMS: $1,200,136 for new shift package, safety, recruiting


Investment in the Workforce $1.47 million

$1,467,805 for market adjustments and living wage


Social Service Contracts $0.57 million

$573,182 to restore prior year reductions to Health & Human Services contracts
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    City Council heads into the budget season, looking to restore previously cut services

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