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Carbondale Begins To Hammer Out 2019 Budget

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On Tuesday, the Board of Trustees discussed where the town stands, financially speaking, and where it’s headed. In 2019, the town doesn’t expect any increase in marijuana sales and excise taxes, but does anticipate slight increases in sales and property tax revenue.

Despite extreme weather the town experienced so far in 2018, including low snowpack, drought and fire, sales tax remained strong and actually exceeded projections.

 
To learn more, host Zoe Rom sat down with reporter Wyatt Orme.