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Chandler girds for major revenue hit

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By Kevin Reagan | The Chandler Arizonan

The City of Chandler’s proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year makes a number of contingencies in case the COVID-19 pandemic wrecks the local economy but still adds millions of funding for infrastructure projects that officials say need to be done.

The city’s proposed budget of $901 million totals $27 million less than the current fiscal year and accounts for projected revenues losses expected to come as a result of the public health crisis that’s been ravaging the state since early March.

Dawn Lang, the city’s management services director, said several spending requests submitted by the city’s departments had to be removed from the proposed budget because of the uncertainty surrounding the pandemic’s impact on Chandler’s finances.


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