Fourth Strickland budget plan marks shift in recovery of city finances

By Updated: February 27, 2019 4:00 AM CT | Published: February 27, 2019 12:03 AM CT

An early look at Mayor Jim Strickland's still forming budget proposal to come in April shows in 2026 the city will be paying $40 million less in debt. Meanwhile, the budget plan will mark the city's final of five installments toward an annual pension liability payment estimated at around $78 million going forward.


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Bill Dries

Bill Dries

Bill Dries covers city government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.

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