PCB’s general fund 2024 budget increases by $10.3 million

Panama City Beach City Hall
Panama City Beach City Hall(WJHG/WECP)
Published: Sep. 14, 2023 at 10:40 PM CDT
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PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - As Panama City Beach continues to grow, so does its budget.

Council members approved the proposed general fund fiscal year 2024 budget at Thursday’s meeting.

The city will be spending 17% more than last year. It’ll reach nearly $70 million.

Council members said more funding is being allocated toward public safety.

The city hired police K9 officers, a firefighter, lifeguard, and others.

It’ll also build two new fire stations and a police substation.