Williamstown Mayor Rick Skinner believes the city is in good financial shape.
“Because of our utilities, we are able to be in good condition, but did have to make some budget cuts,” Skinner said.
“Our goal was to have less than last year, but increasing costs, such as employee health insurance, caused it to go up,” he added.
The city council began working on the budget a couple of months ago.
The budget includes $1.465 million in the general fund, which represents about 1 percent more than last year.