Police Gain $1 Million in Proposed City Budget

From Times Staff Reports

City officials have unveiled a $72-million spending plan that would give police nearly $1 million more than currently allocated and leaves housing and recreation spending about level.

The proposed budget for the next fiscal year represents a hike of $5 million from the current budget, as Oxnard anticipates increased revenue from taxes and fees.

The biggest budget increase is proposed for the Police Department, which could receive more than $28 million. Meanwhile, the fire and library departments could realize increases of about $200,000 each.

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