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University Place Launches 'Financial Outlook' Page

The city is pushing to explain its financial position to residents. Last week, City Manager Steve Sugg held an open house on the city's finances.

The City of University Place has launched a web page meant to help residents understand its financial position.

Bottom line: officials say the city can maintain its services and meet its financial obligations, even as the tax revenue-generating side of Town Center has yet to get off the ground.

The webpage (click here to visit it)  comes as the city works to clarify public perception of its financial health. Earlier this month, financial staffers told the University Place City Council .

Last week, City Manager Steve Sugg held an open house to .

On the webpage, users will be able to find the city's:

-Long Term Debt Reduction Plan

-2011-2016 Ending Fund Balance Projections

-U.P. Property Tax Breakdown

-Assessed Value, Total and City Property Tax since Incorporation

Christie Anderson June 20, 2011 at 04:51 PM
If UP citizens don't believe what they've been told in person why would they believe it when it's written on a web page?
Jonathan June 21, 2011 at 12:11 AM
Chris, What is the source of information you have that is more accurate than the information provided by the City, and specifically what information do you have that contradicts what the City has put on that web page?
Christie Anderson June 22, 2011 at 05:50 AM
None of your business Jon Boy
Jonathan June 22, 2011 at 06:15 AM
That's what I figured. Just wanted to verify that you are still just clowning around on the Internet without actually saying anything that means anything. Now I’ve got a warm and comforting feeling knowing that some things will never change.
Christie Anderson June 22, 2011 at 06:31 AM
JonBoy, you never cease to amaze me. If a person gives an opinion you want sources then when you're told to mind your own business, you don't.

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