Ottawa’s overall budget for the next fiscal year is $46.5 million. Treasurer Don Harris says that’s just $85,000 more than the expected revenue. He says the city has enough in reserve to cover it.
Looking at the general fund, the budget predicts $17.2 million in spending or about $150,000 more than the expected revenue. Harris says there’s plenty in reserve to cover that too.
The new budget will be adopted to take effect on May 1.