Geneva's preliminary 2013-14 budget calls for spending about $13.5 million more than the city expects to spend this fiscal year.
Much of the increase is due, however, to the $5.28 million the city expects to spend on the parking deck on South Third Street, including $4.75 million to build a third floor. Metra is paying for the expansion.
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The majority of the rest of the increase also comes from increased spending on capital projects.
The city also expects to spend about $2 million more for water- and sewage-related projects; again, the money will come from user fees.
Overall, the proposed budget unveiled Monday projects expenses of $83.7 million, compared to projected 2012-13 expenses of $70.68 million. City officials expect that spending this year will be about $3 million less than they budgeted.
The fiscal year ends April 30.
The proposed budget expects revenue of $70.68 million, compared to $70.17 million for this year.
The enterprise funds -- electricity, water/wastewater, refuse, cemetery and commuter parking -- will account for $53.72 million of the spending in the proposed budget.
The city council will discuss the budget again at Monday's committee of the whole meeting starting at 7 p.m. at city hall, 109 James St. A public hearing will be conducted April 15, and the council will vote on it that night.