Lamar city leaders approve the 2020 budget


LAMAR, Mo. —

Lamar city leaders approve their largest budget ever.

There are just a few days to go until the $15 million spending plan kicks off. Part of the boost is connected to a half cent sales tax approved last year to address parks and stormwater projects. There’s $200,000 earmarked for road work and even more to make sure the lights stay on.

KENT HARRIS, LAMAR MAYOR: “We’re planning on replacing a lot of electric lines that have become a little bit suspect, a little bit in disrepair. Try to keep the number of disconnects down.”

The 2020 budget totals $15.2 million and will take effect on July 1st.

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