TF Dog Park Needs Funding
(KLIX)-The City of Twin Falls now has land for a dedicated dog park. But now, they lack the funding to start developing the site. Parks and Recreation Director Dennis Bowyer says there isn’t any money in this year’s budget  or the next for the park...
City Budget Could See Increase-Still Early
(KLIX)- Last night the Twin Falls City Council got an update on the budget process. City Manager Travis Rothweiler met with the council for the second time on how the budget is coming together for 2012-2013 budget. At this point Rothweiler said it was very preliminary, and more of a work in progress…
Jerome City Begins Budget Process
Jerome, Idaho (KLIX) Many cities across the Magic Valley are beginning the budget process. The city of Jerome is currently working on theirs. Right now department heads are putting together their individual budgets. The new City Administrator Polly Hulsey says staff will have about a week to get the…
TF City Council Begins Budget Process
It’s already time to begin planning a new budget and the Twin Falls City Council is getting ready for the task.  Tonight the council will be hearing a presentation on the city finances…the first report in six months.  It will also take a look at fiscal year 2013...
Budget Writers Approve More Money For Schools
(AP) - Legislative budget writers have voted to
boost state support for public schools by 4.6 percent next year
while increasing the minimum teacher salary to $30,500, up from
The $1.56 billion spending plan for public schools in 2013 was
approved Monday by the Joint Finance-Appropriations Commi…
Idaho Schools In Line For More Money In 2013
State spending on public schools is in line for a $30 million increase under Gov. Otter's proposed budget for next year. Public schools chief Tom Luna wanted at least $60 million of a projected state surplus to go toward public education in the fiscal year that starts July 1.
Otter Cautions State Agenices Regarding Budget
Idaho Governor butch Otter is cautioning state agencies their budget plans for the next fiscal year could be trimmed after state tax revenues came in about $5.4 million below projections during the month of November. In a letter Wednesday, Otter told members of his cabinet that with the new numbers,…
Projection: Idaho will Close Year with Cash Surplus
Idaho will end the fiscal year with $77 million in the bank, if current projections hold.  (These comparatively bright prospects -- after three years of revenue shortfalls -- were delivered Thursday at a taxpayer lobbying group's conference in Boise by the Idaho Legislature's budget m…
CSI Approves New Higher Budget
A new budget for the 2012 fiscal year has been approved by the College of Southern Idaho Board of Trustees.  The budget is an increase over  2011 of $1.396 million dollars, or just under a four percent increase.
Idaho Expecting Big Budget Surplus
Idaho is expecting its second year of big budget surpluses when the 2012 fiscal year ends, presenting conservative Idaho with tough choices that could include restoring programs or cutting taxes.  Come July, Governor "Butch" Otter's office and the Legislature expect to h…
Idaho Airports Halting Projects
Airports throughout the United States and right here in Idaho were planning on federal dollars from the FAA to fund several different projects. Now, those projects are on hold. Construction crews working on a new tower at the Boise airport have been furloughed after the FAA's budget expired.
Twin Falls County Works On Budget
Twin Falls County could conceivably have a budget just under $38-million dollars for the coming fiscal year.  Twin Falls County Commissioners received a preliminary copy of the proposed budget this week.  The $37.98-million dollar proposed budget constitutes an increase of about two and a …
Jerome School District Slashes Budget
The Jerome School board made some tough decisions this week to finalize the 2011-2012 budget.  With cuts in state funding the school district faces a $1.3-million dollar cut in funding from last year for a total of $17-million dollars.

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