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Rio Nuevo Board approves $15 million budget for 2023

Series of projects for locals to look forward to
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Posted at 12:46 PM, May 27, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-27 15:54:37-04

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — The Rio Nuevo Board has approved a $15 million budget for next year.

Board members say the budget for the fiscal year staring Friday, July 1, and ending June 30, 2023, was approved unanimously.

This will give Tucson approximately $1.25 million to work with each month.

Rio Nuevo told KGUN 9 the board hopes to use about $3 million to invest in downtown projects.

Board members also announced the following:

Chairman Fletcher McCusker said during a meeting, "If you want to open a restaurant in downtown Tucson, come see us, we will help you."

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