Erie City Council expected to vote on 2022 budget during Wednesday’s meeting

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Erie City Council is expected to vote Wednesday night on the 2022 budget. However, the outcome of the vote is unknown.

At issue is a stormwater fee and increased garbage fee in the $95.7 million spending plan. Earlier this month, council rejected the stormwater fee.

A new budget must be passed by December 31st.

Also, on the agenda is a resolution raising the pay for council after the current terms have expired.

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If approved, the pay of the president of Erie City Council would go from $7,500 to $11,500.

The other members would be paid $7,500, which is up from the current $6,000.

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