Harrisburg City Council will meet to discuss 2017 budget Tuesday night

HARRISBURG, Pa., -- The Harrisburg City Council is expected to meet Tuesday night to discuss the city's 2017 budget.

The $65 million budget proposal includes money for several improvements citywide and also no tax increase for 2017.

The proposal sets aside roughly $7 million for improvements at multiple departments city-wide including public safety and public works. The budget allots funding towards the Police Department for new patrol cars, body cameras and money to make sure all officers are equipped with a taser.

In addition, the budget proposal includes roughly $2.5 million in funding for a new public works building and additional money for the 3rd street paving project.

The city council meets at 6 pm at the council chambers on the 1st block of N. 2nd St.