(**News alert)City Council approves 2017 budget that is balanced -- thanks to state infusion of nearly $825-thousand dollars...

The Jamestown City Council has approved a $35-million dollar budget for the new year that includes a slight tax increase... but, eliminates a nearly $879-thousand dollar shortfall.  Lawmakers tonight approved four amendments to the spending plan... with Finance Committee Chairman Tony Dolce saying the biggest is the state prelimilarily agreeing to provide nearly $825-thousand dollars in "transitional" aid to help the city with it's problem in 2017, with the stipulation that Jamestown continue working with the state's Restructuring board to find additional savings in the coming years.  The budget also includes a $150-thousand dollar tax levy increase -- to the city's constitutional taxing limit -- which is a .96-percent increase.

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