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 Wednesday, November 12, 2003 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 2004 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 Wednesday, November 12, 2003 immediately following completion of the Public Budget Hearing on the proposed 2004 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 2004 Highway Expenditures pursuant to Section 81.01(3) of the Wis. Stats.
     2.     Correct the Inconsistencies in the Administration of Elected Officials' Salaries
GENERAL FUND:  2003    ORIGINAL BUDGET  2004         BUDGET % CHANGE
REVENUES
Property Taxes 4,686,045 4,506,024 (3.84%)
Other Taxes 326,800 362,900
Special Assessments 2,510 3,988
Intergovernmental Revenues 1,643,174 1,552,194
Licenses, Permits, & Fees 235,706 312,193
Fines & Forfeitures 115,000 128,410
Public Charges for Services 88,068 119,823
Miscellaneous Revenues 114,500 125,270
Intergovernmental Charges/Transfers 225,980 251,700
TOTAL REVENUES     7,437,783       7,362,502 (1.01%)
EXPENDITURES
General Government 1,549,258 1,655,665
Public Safety 2,920,453 3,024,527
Public Works 1,424,241 1,447,108
Health & Human Services 0 0
Culture, Recreation, & Education 452,896 466,649
Conservation & Development        148,478 151,465
Debt Service 0 0
Capital Outlay 942,458 617,088
TOTAL EXPENDITURES    7,437,784       7,362,502 (1.01%)
All Governmental and  Projected Fund  2004 Projected Fund Total
Proprietary Funds  Balance   Total  Total Balance Property Tax
 Combined 1/1/2004  Revenues  Expenditures   12/31/2004 Contribution
General Fund:  Reserved / Designated 1,988,866                 -                    -          1,988,866                    -
                         Undesignated 560,350    7,362,502       7,362,502               560,350       4,506,024
2,549,216    7,362,502       7,362,502          2,549,216       4,506,024
Special Revenue Funds 258,653       639,039         601,004             296,688                    -
Debt Service Fund 221,226    1,846,457       1,921,457             146,226       1,476,064
Capital Projects Funds 155,974    6,259,516       6,397,553               17,937                    -
Water Utility 4,094,859    2,991,423       2,612,778          4,473,504                    -
Wastewater Utility (265,232)    2,633,069       2,318,445               49,392                    -
                  TOTAL 7,014,696  21,732,006     21,213,739            7,532,963       5,982,088  
2003    2004
Actual     Proposed   % Change
Total Town of Menasha Levy    5,815,040       5,982,088 2.87%
TOTAL TAX RATE PER $1,000     5.8827        5.9379 0.94%
of ASSESSED VALUE
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.