MADISON (WKOW) – Madison's Finance Committee added about $500,000 in additional spending to the city's proposed budget Monday night.
At the meeting, the committee considered 32 amendments to Mayor Paul Soglin's $275.2 million plan. According to the Wisconsin State Journal, all but eight of them passed.
Spending increases include $150,000 more for the Overture Center and $292,000 more for Madison Metro fuel expenses.
If the proposed budget passes in its current form, the budget would increase property taxes by about $35 for the average Madison home.
The city council will make the final budget decisions in early November.
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