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2017 Municipal Budget Proposed
On Monday, September 19, 2016, Mayor Scott Fadness presented the 2017 proposed municipal budget to the City Council and the public for consideration. The 2017 budget is expected to be approved at the October City Council meeting.

The total overall budget is more than $85 million with a breakdown of $71 million for operations and capital, as well as $14 million in debt service. The City anticipates more than $48 million in all funds anticipated cash reserve. 

Highlights of the 2017 proposed budget include investments in public safety and infrastructure. For the public safety departments, Mayor Fadness is proposing:
  • Four new police officers
  • Four new fire fighters
  • A fire training facility
  • A new Fishers Police Department headquarters
  • A medic truck
  • 13 new police vehicles to replace current vehicles

In addition, the budget proposes two additional laborer positions for the Department of Public Works and a three percent salary increase for all civilian employees.  

With a focus on trails and infrastructure, the proposed 2017 budget also includes expenditures for the following projects: 
  • 96th St. and Lantern Rd. Roundabout
  • 116th St. Crosswalks
  • Nickel Plate Trail Extension
  • 113th St. Rehabilitation
  • 131st St. and Cumberland Rd. Improvements
  • 116th St. Pavement Rehabilitation
  • 106th St. Railroad Crossing Improvements
  • 136th St. and Southeastern Pkwy. Improvements
  • 116th St. Widening - Phase Two

Many of these projects have State and/or Federal Funds associated. The budget also includes $300,000 for miscellaneous trails and approximately $2 million for road resurfacing. 

2017 Proposed Budget Presentation
2017 Municipal Budget