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The Albany Water Gas and light commission is preparing customers for a change that starts soon for those who pay with debit or credit cards. WG&L leaders say the utility is paying $20,000 dollars a monthMore >>
The Albany Water Gas and light commission is preparing customers for a change that starts soon for those who pay with debit or credit cards.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 11:41 PM EDT2013-06-20 03:41:18 GMT
An Albany man who was born when Woodrow Wilson was president celebrated his birthday today. Century Pines Assisted Living Center threw a party for resident Charles Walker who turned 101 today. Walker wasMore >>
An Albany man who was born when Woodrow Wilson was president celebrated his birthday today.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 11:34 PM EDT2013-06-20 03:34:54 GMT
For years, the area right across the street from the RiverQuarium has been rundown, but that's changing. A couple of businesses are thriving there. The new art park is open, and a sidewalk improvementMore >>
For years, the area right across the street from the RiverQuarium has been rundown, but that's changing.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 11:20 PM EDT2013-06-20 03:20:33 GMT
Downtown Albany leaders are looking for ways to make sure the Flint Riverquarium remains an important part of downtown for years to come. Tonight, The Albany Dougherty Inner City Authority board began discussionsMore >>
Downtown Albany leaders are looking for ways to make sure the Flint Riverquarium remains an important part of downtown for years to come.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 6:51 PM EDT2013-06-19 22:51:07 GMT
Ravi Mikel Givens was arrested Tuesday and charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. He is being held in the Dougherty County jail. Givens, who played ball at Westover and StetsonMore >>
Agents say that police responded to the apartment because of a burglar alarm. Officers found the back door broken open and went inside. That's where they detected a strong odor of marijuana, and saw pot in plain view.More >>
By David Miller
ALBANY, GA (WALB) – Assistant City Manager Wes Smith announced Wednesday that the City of Albany took in as much money as it expected this year, but had lower expenses.
The result is a very welcome budget surplus for the city.
Here is his news release--
City of Albany Finances, Fiscal 2009-2010
The City of Albany Finance Department has received notification from its auditors that the final General Fund operating budget figures for the fiscal 2009-2010 are in and are very encouraging.
The city's budget year runs from July 1, of each year to June 30, of the following year.
Revenues for the year came in very close to projections, while operating expenditures were much lower than expected. The net result is that the city of Albany operated on a budget surplus of over $1,800,000.
These funds will be accounted for back into the city's General Fund for future use. The figure is even more significant since the fiscal 2009-2010 budget had actually planned to use over $3,000,000 from the General fund last year, but did not have to.
The auditors are now in the process of preparing the final written report. It is expected that they will make a public presentation of the documents and all of their findings to the City Commission some time in the first quarter of 2011.
Public notice will be provided before that meeting.