DALLAS After weeks of controversy, the Fort Worth city council this week approved a $407.2 million budget for fiscal 1995 that calls for a 2.5 % increase in the property tax rate and limited capital improvements.

The budget, adopted on a 6-to-2 vote. Tuesday night, calls for increasing the tax rate to 97.35 cents from 95 cents per $1130 valuation, well below the rise initially proposed by city manager Bob Terrell.

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