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Cape Council passes $1.1 billion budget

The Cape Coral City Council unanimously approved a budget of more than $1 billion during its final budget meeting Thursday night. The budget passed is $1,095,678,549, a 13.25% increase over the fiscal year 2023 budget. The city’s General Fund component, which funds operations, was set at $228,269,306, a 5.41% increase over FY 2023. Finance Director Mark Mason said some of the budget highlights, some of the new items doing throughout the course of the year, include additional funds for a fire training facility, design and engineering expansion for the Emergency Operation Center, median beautification and landscape for Vincennes Street and Embers Parkway, replacing three playgrounds – Jim Jeffers, Joe Stonis and Youth Center and planning, designing, and engineering study for the Pine Island Road widening project. Council also approved the operation millage rate at 5.3694 ...

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