BERRIEN SPRINGS — A new 2020 budget is in place after action by the Oronoko Township Board on Tuesday. The new budget calls for a nearly $400,000 deficit due to two big projects getting underway next year.

The new general fund budget for the 2020 calendar year calls for $1.34 million in revenue and $1.74 million in expenditures, leaving a budget deficit of $398,105. The general fund is expected to start 2020 with reserves of $1.6 million. A public hearing was held prior to the budget approval vote with no comments received.