ATTENTION
TOWN OF MENASHA RESIDENTS & TOWN OF MENASHA UTILITY DISTRICT RESIDENTS
NOTICE OF PUBLIC BUDGET HEARING FOR
TOWN OF MENASHA, WINNEBAGO COUNTY & TOWN OF MENASHA UTILITY DISTRICT
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Monday, November 18, 2002 at 6:00 p.m. in the Assembly Room of the Town of Menasha Municipal Complex, 2000 Municipal Drive, Neenah, a PUBLIC HEARING on the PROPOSED BUDGET of the Town of Menasha, Winnebago County, & the Town of Menasha Utility District will be held pursuant to Section 65.90 of the Wis. Stats.  The proposed budget, in detail, is available for inspection at the Town Finance Office, 2000 Municipal Drive, Neenah from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday thru Friday, excluding holidays.
NOTICE OF SPECIAL TOWN MEETING OF THE
ELECTORS OF THE TOWN OF MENASHA, WINNEBAGO COUNTY
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Monday, November 18, 2002 immediately following completion of the Public Budget Hearing on the proposed 2003 budget, which begins at 6:00 p.m. in the Assembly Room of the Town of Menasha Municipal Complex, 2000 Municipal Drive, Neenah, a Special Town Meeting of the Electors, called pursuant to Section 60.12(1)(c) of the Wis. Stats. by the Town Board, will be held for the following purposes:

     1.     Approval of 2003 highway expenditures pursuant to Section 81.01(3) of the Wis. Stats.
GENERAL FUND:  2002    ORIGINAL BUDGET  2003 PROPOSED BUDGET % CHANGE
REVENUES
Property Taxes 4,067,912 4,686,045 15.20%
Other Taxes 310,800 326,800
Special Assessments 2,500 2,510
Intergovernmental Revenues 1,396,519 1,473,174
Licenses, Permits, & Fees 258,450 259,206
Fines & Forfeitures 104,500 115,000
Public Charges for Services 196,828 203,280
Miscellaneous Revenues 181,100 145,788
Intergovernmental Charges/Transfers 110,300 105,500
TOTAL REVENUES     6,628,909       7,317,303 10.38%
EXPENDITURES
General Government 1,498,210 1,549,257
Public Safety 2,740,640 2,920,453
Public Works 1,100,649 1,161,741
Health& Human Services 237,890 262,500
Culture, Recreation, & Education 430,999 452,896
Conservation & Development        151,317 148,478
Debt Service 0 0
Capital Outlay 523,404 942,458
TOTAL EXPENDITURES    6,683,109       7,437,783 11.29%
All Governmental and  Projected Fund  2003 Projected Fund Total
Proprietary Funds  Balance   Total  Total Balance Property Tax
 Combined 1/1/2003  Revenues  Expenditures   12/31/2003 Contribution
General Fund:  Reserved / Designated             1,812,717                 -                    -          1,812,717                    -
                         Undesignated                536,111    7,317,303       7,437,783               415,631       4,686,045
            2,348,828    7,317,303       7,437,783          2,228,348       4,686,045
Special Revenue Funds                249,715       585,434         580,151             254,998                    -
Debt Service Fund                101,150    1,576,291       1,672,791                 4,650       1,128,995
Capital Projects Fund                          -    2,839,577       2,839,577                        -                    -
Water Utility             3,819,534    2,879,748       2,528,963          4,170,319                    -
Wastewater Utility               (384,105)    2,651,963       2,402,612            (134,754)                    -
                  TOTAL             6,135,122  17,850,316     17,461,877            6,523,561       5,815,040  
2002 2003
Actual Proposed   % Change
Tax Levy (excludes Utility)    5,250,213       5,815,040 10.76%
Tax Levy Utility (Town of Menasha)         317,423                  -     (100.00%)
Total Town of Menasha Levy    5,567,636       5,815,040 4.44%
TOTAL TAX RATE PER $1,000          5.90             5.90 * 0.00%
of ASSESSED VALUE
*Estimate
There are no significant proposed increases or decreases to the current year budget due to new or discontinued activities or functions pursuant to Wis. Stats., Chapter 65.90(3)(bm).
Following the Town Meeting of the Electors, the Town of Menasha Utility District Commission will convene into a special Utility District meeting to adopt the Town of Menasha Utility District budget.
Following the Special Town of Menasha Utility District Commission Meeting, the Town of Menasha Board of Supervisors will convene into a Special Town Board Meeting to set the Town of Menasha levy and adopt the Town of Menasha budget.
                                                                                                                                           JEANNE A. KRUEGER
                                                                                                                                           TOWN CLERK
For those individuals who require the assistance of a sign language interpreter to participate in Town of Menasha public meetings, they should contact the Town Administrator's office a minimum of five business days (ten preferred) prior to the meeting of interest.  Please inform the Administrator's Office as to the sign language system needed.