Updated: May 13, 2022 12:55 PM
Created: May 13, 2022 11:02 AM
ROCHESTER N.Y. (WHEC) — Rochester Mayor Malik Evans unveiled his proposed city budget for the 2022-2023 fiscal year on Friday.
The $627.5 million spending plan is about 10% higher than last year's budget. Evans said the city will use money from the American Rescue Plan to pay for increases.
The mayor's budget focuses on public safety. $8.4 million is going to Pathways to Peace, the Office of Neighborhood Safety, youth enrichment programs, and the new Rochester Peace Collective.
In addition, the mayor said he has added staff to crisis intervention services and upgraded the city's fire equipment.
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