Mayor Brown submits 2017 City of Buffalo budget

Posted at 8:43 PM, Nov 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-02 10:05:47-04

Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown laid out his $20 million funding plan for 2017 on Tuesday. The capital budget funds major improvements to city facilities, infrastructure and parks. 

Among the highlights of the proposed plan is $1.9 million in funding for the first phase of an infrastructure upgrade program for a Police and Fire Headquarters.

Also included was $1.6 million for arts and cultural organizations in Buffalo. The Buffalo Museum of Science, Buffalo Zoo, Allendale Theater and Buffalo History Museum will all benefit from the proposed plan .

The 2017 capital budge has been submitted to the Buffalo Common Council.