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Mayor Rich David Delivers 2016 Binghamton Budget Address

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At an address in Binghamton, Mayor Rich David address the ebb and flow of the city's 2016 budget.

Mayor David used his budget address to bring up one of the two things you can count on, taxes.

He says he's working to keep commercial and property taxes stead, even proposing a .04 decrease in property taxes. He also says Binghamton resident shave had to pay for previous government mistakes.

Mayor David told the audience that the 2016 budget will have a sum of $90,436,018 down from 2015.

The general fund budget is $64.2 million, the public safety budget is $22.4 million and employee benefits are at $18.8 million.

After the address, David spoke with Fox 40 exclusively about budget issues.