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Tusayan Begins Budget Process

June 7, 2021

Tusayan’s budget is taking share as the Town Council is reviewing some top priority expenditures. The Tusayan Fire District could receive as much as $500,000 to cover equipment such as a new truck and $250,000 to cover salaries. The Town and the Fire District are still working on an Intergovernmental Agreement.

Councilman Robb Baldosky supporting funding for TFD . At a May 26th Council meeting he noted that under prior administrations over a ten year period as much as $25 million in Tusayan’s revenue went to entities that were out of town, while only $11 million stayed in town. Mayor Clarinda Vail agreed with Baldosky that spending on local items ought to be a priority.

The Town is also setting aside as much as $40,000 for the Kaibab Learning Center. Budget discussions resume at this Wednesday’s Town Council meeting.