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 Tuesday, November 9, 2004 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 2005 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 Tuesday, November 9, 2004 immediately following completion of the Public Budget Hearing on the proposed 2005 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 2005 Highway Expenditures pursuant to Section 81.01(3) of the Wis. Stats.
GENERAL FUND:  2004    REVISED BUDGET  2005 PROPOSED BUDGET % CHANGE
REVENUES
Property Taxes 4,506,024 4,455,088 (1.13%)
Other Taxes 362,900 376,206
Special Assessments 3,988 9,716
Intergovernmental Revenues 1,584,218 1,722,324
Licenses, Permits, & Fees 312,193 354,838
Fines & Forfeitures 128,410 150,151
Public Charges for Services 119,823 136,809
Miscellaneous Revenues 125,695 134,960
Intergovernmental Charges/Transfers 62,000 155,906
TOTAL REVENUES     7,205,251       7,495,998 4.04%
EXPENDITURES
General Government 1,665,073 1,464,221
Public Safety 3,050,953 3,188,051
Public Works 1,449,129 1,547,194
Health & Human Services 0 0
Culture, Recreation, & Education 484,025 526,232
Conservation & Development        155,139 172,234
Debt Service 0 0
Capital Outlay 644,132 774,591
TOTAL EXPENDITURES    7,448,451       7,672,523 3.01%
All Governmental and  Projected Fund  2005 Projected Fund Total
Proprietary Funds  Balance   Total  Total Balance Property Tax
 Combined 1/1/2005  Revenues  Expenditures   12/31/2005 Contribution
General Fund:  Reserved / Designated 2,167,603                 -                    -          2,167,603                    -
                         Undesignated 295,009    7,495,998       7,672,523               118,484       4,455,088
2,462,612    7,495,998       7,672,523          2,286,087       4,455,088
Special Revenue Funds 292,632       663,873         769,283             187,222                    -
Debt Service Fund 995,077    1,954,301       2,129,301             820,077       1,545,139
Capital Projects Funds 611,367    3,380,289       3,162,969             828,687                    -
Water Utility 1,886,911    3,084,951       1,285,756          3,686,106                    -
Wastewater Utility 3,477,318    2,870,523       2,460,021          3,887,820                    -
                  TOTAL 9,725,917  19,449,935     17,479,853           11,695,999       6,000,227  
2004 2005
Actual     Proposed   % Change
Total Town of Menasha Levy    5,982,088       6,000,227 0.30%
TOTAL TAX RATE PER $1,000     5.9379        4.7794 * (19.51%)
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.