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 14, 2006 at 6:00 p.m. at the Town of Menasha Municipal Complex, 2000 Municipal Drive, Neenah, a PUBLIC HEARING on the PROPOSED 2007 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 14, 2006 immediately following completion of the Public Budget Hearing on the proposed 2007 budget, which begins at 6:00 p.m. at 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 2007 Highway Expenditures pursuant to Section 81.01(3) of the Wis. Stats.
GENERAL FUND:  2006    REVISED BUDGET  2007 PROPOSED BUDGET % CHANGE
REVENUES
Property Taxes 5,063,007 5,185,532
Other Taxes 401,589 401,733
Special Assessments 10,250 7,096
Intergovernmental Revenues 1,607,601 1,597,693
Licenses, Permits, & Fees 378,647 415,049
Fines & Forfeitures 152,645 144,054
Public Charges for Services 153,155 188,824
Miscellaneous Revenues 184,229 188,333
Intergovernmental Charges/Transfers 159,316 195,249
TOTAL REVENUES     8,110,439       8,323,563 2.63%
Designated Balance Applied       246,290         114,515
TOTAL REVENUES & APPLIED DESIGNATED BALANCE 8,356,729 8,438,078 0.97%
EXPENDITURES
General Government 1,627,748 1,687,989
Public Safety 3,470,960 3,548,848
Public Works 1,817,675 1,693,940
Health & Human Services 0 0
Culture, Recreation, & Education 538,951 618,125
Conservation & Development        176,893 156,850
Debt Service 0 0
Capital Outlay 724,502 732,326
TOTAL EXPENDITURES    8,356,729       8,438,078 0.97%
All Governmental and  Projected Fund  2007 Projected Fund Total
Proprietary Funds  Balance   Total  Total Balance Property Tax
 Combined 1/1/2007  Revenues  Expenditures   12/31/2007 Contribution
General Fund:  Reserved / Designated 2,523,912        75,015           47,500          2,551,427                    -
                         Undesignated 987,261    8,248,548       8,390,578               845,231       5,185,532
     Sub-Total General Fund 3,511,173    8,323,563       8,438,078          3,396,658       5,185,532
Special Revenue Funds 210,693       798,892         896,131             113,454                    -
Park Open Space Impact Fee 110,408                 -           43,340               67,068
Park Improvement Impact Fee 49,384        45,048                    -                 94,432  
     Sub-Total Special Revenue Funds 370,485       843,940         939,471             274,954
Debt Service Fund 493,983    1,704,174       1,736,924               461,233       1,378,097
Capital Projects Funds                965,656    2,273,522       2,994,648               244,530                    -
Water Utility 3,732,262    3,383,179       2,912,716          4,202,725                    -
Water Impact Fee 60,890                     60,890  
     Sub-Total Water Utility 3,793,152    3,383,179       2,912,716          4,263,615
Wastewater Utility 5,070,167    2,891,106       2,394,810          5,566,463                    -
Wastewater Impact Fee 216,815                   216,815  
     Sub-Total Wastewater Utility 5,286,982    2,891,106       2,394,810          5,783,278
                  TOTAL 14,421,431  19,419,484     19,416,647           14,424,268       6,563,629
2006 2007
Actual     Proposed   % Change
Total Town of Menasha Levy    6,289,649       6,563,629 4.36%
TOTAL TAX RATE PER $1,000     4.8144        4.8420 0.57%
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.
                                                                                                                                           KAREN TWEEDIE
                                                                                                                                           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.