The Geneva City Council has approved the 2008 fiscal budget which goes into effect at midnight, October first.
For the first time, the budget will exceed six-million dollars.
Mayor Karen Simmons says the local economy has shown unexpected retail growth.
Sales tax revenue is up more than a quarter-of-a-million dollars over expectation.
The largest expenditure at $800,000 will go to the city school system and police will receive $ 760,000.
With the closing of the textile industry in the 1990's, Mayor Simmons says the city budget was only three-million dollars eight-years-ago.