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Posted on: October 5, 2021

Mayor Emily Styron presents 2022 Zionsville proposed budget highlights

Zionsville

Mayor Emily Styron presented the 2022 Town of Zionsville proposed budget to residents and the Zionsville Town Council during two budget workshops and a Town Council meeting. This is a balanced budget with projected revenues meeting projected expenses.

The budget includes a proposed 4% payroll increase to Town of Zionsville employees. Other highlights of the 2022 Town of Zionsville proposed budget include:

Personnel

  • Leadership training and development
  • Workplace wellness opportunities 
  • Diversity and inclusion initiatives 

Investment in the community        

  • Purchase and installation of pickleball courts
  • Treatment of invasive plant species across the park system
  • Study and update the Perry Township Land Use Plan 
  • Identify opportunities from the Zionsville Fire Department Strategic Plan
  • Continue efforts to attain national accreditation for the Zionsville Police Department

Investment in infrastructure

  • Road resurfacing program

Fiscally responsible

  • Balanced budget

For the first time, the Town of Zionsville is developing a sustainability plan to create a forward-looking budget from a revenue, expense and cash standpoint. The Town will look at revenue enhancement opportunities and will form a finance committee to review those possibilities monthly. This committee will explore opportunities for additional revenue streams and review, update and create financial policies. Members include Mayor Emily Styron, Deputy Mayor Julie Johns-Cole, Town Councilor Bryan Traylor, CFO Tammy Havard, Zionsville community member and Retail Banking Area Manager for STAR Bank Amanda Rubeck and the Town’s financial consultant. 

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