On Monday, the Avondale City Council adopted a budget of approximately $465 million for the 2023-24 fiscal year.
The budget becomes effective July 1.
Council approved adding 13.5 new positions next year, including seven additional public safety positions to provide support to the city’s frontline police officers and firefighters.
The budget also includes investment in the city’s infrastructure including:
The budget process for FY 2023-24 kicked off with the council budget retreat in December 2022, where the council outlined its priorities for the upcoming fiscal year.
Multiple council work sessions on the budget were held in early spring, followed by the tentative adoption of the budget in May. The budget was formally adopted June 5.